Find out how the molecules in your phones, TVs and watches were invented and what is the future of displays.
The molecules in liquid crystals displays were invented 40 years ago in Hull. Now they are everywhere, but what are they and how do they work? This hands-on activity explains all this and more.
10:00 - 17:00 Exhibition: From the lab bench to the phone screen: A potted history of liquid crystals
This year is the 40th anniversary of the discovery of the molecules that made liquid crystal displays (LCDs) possible. The consequences of the breakthrough, which took place at the University of Hull, can be seen on every computer monitor, phone and digital watch. This exhibition gives a potted history of liquid crystals, how they work in LCDs and where screen technologies are going now.
Organised by: University of Hull
International Centre for Life entry charges: Family ticket: (1 Adult + 3 Children):£29.50 Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children): £29.50 Adult: £10.85 Child (aged 2-17 inclusive): £7.50 Child (under 2): Free Concessions (OAP, student or unwaged): £8.75 To book, visit www.life.org.uk or call (0191) 243 8223