What is spectroscopy? This video explains what this is, how Gerhard Herzberg used it, and what its applications are today.

Has on one these scientists sparked your interest? Check out the full interview with each one in the links below!

Full interview with astrophysicist James Di Francesco

James Di Francesco, astrophysicist and director of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, British Columbia, talks about his work in the study of stars and explains how spectroscopy is a powerful tool for him and his team.

Full interview with chemist Eva Hemmer

Dr. Eva Hemmer, chemistry professor at the University of Ottawa, talks about her work with lanthanide doped nanoparticles and how she uses spectroscopy in her lab.

Full interview with molecular spectroscopist Bob McKellar

Dr. Bob McKellar, retired spectroscopist and former head of the spectroscopy research group at the National Research Council of Canada, talks about his work in spectroscopy and that of Dr. Gerhard Herzberg.

Full interview with Alex Moewes, Canada Research Chair for Materials Science with Synchrotron Radiation

University of Saskatchewan professor Dr. Alex Moewes explains how his team and other researchers at the University use the Synchrotron, and discusses how is work compares to Gerhard Herzberg’s.