Sir Patrick Stewart Boldly Goes into the Metrology Future

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The man who piloted the Starship Enterprise was given a glimpse of the scientific future at the University of Huddersfield.

Famous actor Sir Patrick Stewart – who played Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation on TV and film – is Emeritus Chancellor at the University. On his latest visit, he worked closely with young actors and film studies students, but he was also shown some of the scientific and technological research taking place.


Professor Liam Blunt showed Sir Patrick how metrology and X-ray analysis were aiding the development of new, patient-specific medical devices, and could also be used for purposes such as investigating and verifying artifacts including antique weaponry.

Period27 Apr 2017

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