Light is everywhere. It allows to go about our daily activities and provides us with entertainment, security, technological advancements, and healthcare, amongst other things. Discover the different roles light and its applications play in our everyday lives.
This website was developed by Lightsources.org, a collaboration between communicators from light source facilities around the world.
IYL2015 is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in energy, education, agriculture, communications and health.