By Bruce Irving, Optical Solutions Group, Synopsys
Hi, kids! Learn some fun and interesting things about OPTICS here. Optics is the science of LIGHT, and one of the most important fields of PHYSICS.
Also, who are scientists and engineers? How do they see light? With their eyes? Yes, actually - but in other ways, too.
Click on the topics above to start learning!
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