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NIST Exhibits at the International Year of the Light Washington, D.C. 2015

IYL Wonders of Light poster

To promote the progress and promise of light research and education, leading U.S. science organizations will host two events on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The programs will mark the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL 2015), a yearlong celebration of light science and its applications, as proclaimed by the United Nations. The events are organized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in conjunction with the American Institute of Physics, the American Physical Society, the IEEE Photonics Society, the National Academy of Sciences, the Optical Society and the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). 
Wonders of Light: Family Science Fun
An educational event for school-age children with activities demonstrating the science of light

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Washington, D.C.


Created September 8, 2015, Updated June 27, 2017