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2015 was the International Year of Light.


International Year of Light (IYL)

In 2013, the full United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution declaring 2015 the International Year of Light.

The aim was to raise awareness of light-based technologies as an option to solve some of the global challenges in energy, agriculture, health and education. OSA is one of nine founding scientific organizations that worked to obtain the declaration.

(Courtesy of IYL2015)