John Perlin

John Perlin has written four major books on solar energy and forestry: A Golden Thread: 2500 Years of Solar Architecture and Technology; A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization; From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity; and Let It Shine: The 6000 Year Story of Solar Energy. Nobel Laureate Dr. Walter Kohn invited Mr. Perlin to join the department of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara to collaborate with Kohn on the movie The Power of the Sun, which tells the story of the evolution of the science of light and its role in the development of photovoltaics


July 30, 2015
Lunch and Closing Plenary
11:15 am  -  1:00 pm