Science on Tap: To Dye For: Fluorescence and the Chemistry of Color

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Event Details

Entire industries owe their origins to the fluke 19th-century discovery of fluorescent dyes. Jon Grimm, a senior scientist at HHMI's Janelia Research Campus, explores how dye synthesis sparked the evolution of organic chemistry and how 21st-century chemistry is returning the favor.  For ages 21+. 
Location: Old Ox Brewery, 44652 Guilford Dr., #114, Ashburn

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Event Type(s): Science/Technology
Age Group(s): Adult