2015 – The International Year Of Light

Did you know …    

On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the 

      International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015) ??

Light is the basic essentially, not only for Life itself, but in the world today – where it plays a hugely important part in all aspects of our everyday living !

Check out the Official website

http://www.light2015.org/Home.html

“Why Light Matters
On the most fundamental level through photosynthesis, light is necessary to the existence of life itself, and the many applications of light have revolutionized society through medicine, communications, entertainment and culture. Light and photonics are poised to become key enabling technologies of the future”

 

Especially the Laser Page

http://www.light2015.org/Home/LearnAboutLight/Lasers.html

“Light in Life

Through photosynthesis, light is at the origin of all life. Photonic technologies provide new tools for doctors and surgeons, new developments in optometry and vision science improve quality of life, and light-based technologies are used every day in medical diagnostics in ways that we are often unaware of. This page will contain links to resources that will allow you to understand how light science and light technologies impact on medicine, vision and life sciences in general”

 

… See the Light and Celebrate !!

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