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The CSIC presents the exhibition  
The CSIC presents the exhibition
  This exhibition highlights the applications of light in our daily lives.

  From the first light of the universe to the exciting human visual system, through such phenomena as mirages, the polar auroras or the rainbow ... The exhibition "A universe of light "reveals the properties of light and describes its main applications, highlighting the roleThey play in our day to day. Tools like microscopes and telescopes, new light fixtures, lasers and fiber optics are the protagonists of this exhibition, which are also present the evolution of light in art, their use in energy production or uses in medicine for diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

  "A Universe of Light" was made by the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) with the support of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) as part of the celebration in 2015 of the International Year of Light and Light based technologies, declared by the United Nations. In its development has involved a multidisciplinary team of experts headed by Joaquín Campos, director of the Institute of Optics at the CSIC.

  Itinerant, the sample can be ordered through the website of the CSIC and the Spanish edition of the International Year of the light. Additionally, this space is possible to download high-quality panels in order to expose them or use them as teaching aids in classrooms.

Investigación financiada por el Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación y la Agencia Estatal de Investigación
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