Institutional Scientific Students’ Associations Conference 2018

At this year’s Institutional Scientific Students’ Associations Conference at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 3 presentations were related to Morphodynamics: Krisztina Regős (1st Prize + Pro Progressio Special Prize), Dániel Csallóközi (2nd Prize + Csonka Pál Special Prize), Péter Tamás Varga (3rd Prize).
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Guest lecturer: Sir Michael Berry

Nature’s optics and our understanding of light

Sir Michael Berry
University of Bristol

December 12th, 2018 at 4 pm
BME, K134

Abstract: Optical phenomena visible to everyone abundantly illustrate important ideas in science and mathematics. The phenomena considered include rainbows, sparkling reflections on water, green flashes, earthlight on the moon, glories, daylight, crystals, and the squint moon. The concepts include refraction, wave interference, numerical experiments, asymptotics, Regge poles, polarization singularities, conical intersections, and visual illusions.