Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Science of Lasers. Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. In 1960, the laser was known as a solution looking for a problem. Now we can hardly imagine life without them. Learn what s special about laser light, how it s made, and how it s used in everything from DVD players to eye surgery to fusion energy research. Note: There is limited capacity for this program; seating will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Age 18 and over. See the website to purchase tickets online.