Yuri Kivshar – Physics

Topics:

Physical Sciences – Forces; Energy

Additional – Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion; Energy

Years: 8, 10

Video length: 1:53m

Meet Yuri Kivshar. He is an expert in “metamaterials”. As a physicist, he works on bending light and making things invisible. He was good at maths at kid and physics was a natural progression, it was a good way to apply maths to something realistic. When he was younger, he longed to travel the world. Now he gets to do that as a scientist.

Part of The Australian Academy of Science’s Brain Box series of content – 3 minute videos introducing a variety of people working in a range of Science background jobs.

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