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SCInema aims to educate a general audience about the current state of science and technology depicted on the silver screen by pairing popular movies with TED-style talks given by leading experts in the field.

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The "Lasers" of Star Wars

UC Davis Chemistry professor Kyle Crabtree gives a talk on why a “laser” gun isn’t a laser, how a real laser works, and the cool ways scientists use lasers in their research. (February 25, 2017)


Professor Kyle Crabtrree

​​SCInema is sponsored by the UC Davis Department of Chemistry's Educational Outreach Committee