Developing the Microscopes of Tomorrow

2021 Franklin Institute Awards Laureates Murnane & Kapteyn

Laureate address featuring Dr. Margaret Murnane, recipient of the 2021 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics.

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

If we could watch the tiny details of how solar panels, computer chips, bacteria and viruses work, we would be able to develop more energy-efficient nanotechnologies, as well as new classes of antimicrobials and vaccines. The microscopes of tomorrow will enable stunning views of how the nano world works in real time.

Learn more about Dr. Murnane’s research. 

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