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How do plants obtain energy from the sun? It's all about incredible machines and colourful chemicals. Nate Adams and Jon Wood break down the biology and the technology which allow us to investigate the nanoworld of plants.
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham
We’ll follow light, from its creation in the sun through to its capture and conversion on earth to create electricity we can use. Along the way we will delve into some of the fascinating physics and chemistry underlying light and its interaction with matter to understand how different solar technologies work.