Academia Mexicana de Ciencias

4to. National Festival of knowledge and 70th anniversary of the Coordination of Scientific Research

The festival will feature activities for disseminating science alternated with cultural activities.

From 30 August to 6 September. CNyN and City Theatre.


Juan Peralta ( and Leonardo Morales (, researchers CNyN


Baja California



CICESE, CNyN, UBC, State Government of Baja California, Institute of Astronomy at UNAM

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.