The Science of Seeing Inside Your Body

Find out how physicists build machines that do what our eyes cannot – see inside the human body

This inspiring lecture will reveal how:

  • over the past hundred years physicists have developed increasingly sophisticated techniques to see inside the body
  • these techniques use x-ray, radioactive molecules and magnetic fields to produce images of the body
  • these images allow doctors to better diagnose and treat illness and disease

Full lecture

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The lecture is also available on CD-ROM. Please email education@iop.org for a copy.

Interview with Michael Wilson

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