What is light? [sound recording] / 1974 April 21.


Optical Society of America. Meeting (1974 : Washington, D.C.). What is light? [sound recording] / 1974 April 21.

What is light? [sound recording] / 1974 April 21.

Speakers include: M. Francon, "Wave Aspects of Light and Fourier Optics;" Steven Weinberg, "Light as a Fundamental Particle;" Erwin L. Hahn, "Light and Matter;" and Arthur L. Schawlow, presiding. George Wald was also scheduled to speak, but was unable to attend the meeting.

2 sound tape reels (2 hrs.) : 3 3/4 ips, analog, mono. ; 7 in.

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