Google celebrates what would have been the 88th birthday of Charles Kao Kuen – “the father of fibre optics” – with a Doodle. Photo: Google
Google celebrates what would have been the 88th birthday of Charles Kao Kuen – “the father of fibre optics” – with a Doodle. Photo: Google

Google Doodle celebrates Chinese physicist Charles Kao Kuen, father of fibre optics, on what would have been his 88th birthday

  • The animated Doodle shows physicist Charles Kao Kuen operating a green fibre laser to send data from one end of the Doodle to the other
  • Kao, called the father of fibre optics, won a joint Nobel Prize in Physics in 2009 and was vice-chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1987

Topic |   China science
Google celebrates what would have been the 88th birthday of Charles Kao Kuen – “the father of fibre optics” – with a Doodle. Photo: Google
Google celebrates what would have been the 88th birthday of Charles Kao Kuen – “the father of fibre optics” – with a Doodle. Photo: Google
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