Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Mirrors

Sunday, April 22, 2018 • 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Kanbar Forum

Included with museum admission.

All Ages

Note: There is limited capacity for this program; seating will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.


Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.

Why do you see yourself in reverse when you look at yourself in a mirror? Why are you not upside down? Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman reveals the physics behind different types of mirrors and reflects on fascinating aspects of their construction and applications.

Since joining the Exploratorium in 1971, Ron Hipschman has worked as an exhibit developer, author, teacher, and webcast host. He currently works on the Exploratorium’s Environmental Initiative, implementing and maintaining a collection of environmental monitoring sensors and developing visualizations for the Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery’s super-resolution media wall. In addition to Full-Spectrum Science, Ron hosts the monthly After Dark series Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table.

Learn more about the series, Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman.