Lens Design and a Higher Power: A Light Moment

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    Thursday, May 15, 2014

    One problem, 24 hours and a 10-digit lifeline: A professor with a sly sense of humor provides his students with unforgettable insight into "exercising one’s own ingenuity and dealing with workplace dynamics."

    A vintage photo shows a little alien character written on a blackboard next to "I love optical science!"

    In this week's Light Moment, Tammy Orr shares a story from Janet Fender, Ph.D. 1981, in which Bob Shannon gives his lens design students a truly memorable midterm.