14 May, 15:15–16:15
Ångström Lecture 2018: Twisted Light and Radio Waves
Twisted light ( sv. "skruvat ljus") is a property of electromagnetic radiation which can be used to increase the information carried by light in laser physics and in classical as well as quantum-based communication systems. It has also applications in astrophysics and general relativity. Examples from different frequency ranges will be given.
19 May, 11:00–17:00
A Linnaean Garden Party
Time travel to the 18th century, hear the rustle of silk skirts, see silver shoe buckles glisten, and sample artisan foods. Find rare plants and seeds for your garden and pick up advice on how to grow them. Learn more about Linnaeus. Meet scientists, experiment, and learn more about Linnaean science. Guided tour in English at 11.30 and 14.30.
23 May, 19:15–20:00
The Weirdest Telescope Ever: the IceCube Neutrino Telescope at the South Pole