Academia Mexicana de Ciencias

Light: Beyond the Bulb

Open-source international exhibition program that showcases the incredible variety of light-based science being researched today across the electromagnetic spectrum, scientific disciplines, and technological platforms. At Plaza Civica Downtown.

Contact: Juan Manuel Luna Hernandez,

June 13, 2015 – June 30, 2015
León, Mexico

Close ceremony
The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL 2015) will be brought to an official close with a ceremony to be held over three days from 4-6 February 2016 in the beautiful city of Mérida, Mexico, which is close to the Mayan Archaeological Site of Chichen Itza and one of the earliest astronomical observatories El Caracol. This final event of the IYL 2015 global celebration will be attended by the key figures behind the international year, including academics, international diplomats and decision-makers, CEOs, and science and industry leaders from across the globe.