Welcome to Light 2015 – A platform marking the International Year of Light in Australia
Why Light Matters
Learn About Light
The impact of light goes beyond Earth and further extends into planetary space with all the technological advancements and scientific discoveries. Understanding the effects of cosmic light in space is possible when we realise that light has helped to see and understand the universe as it surrounds us.
Light for Development
All over the world, many people are utilising light to find solutions to problems that exist within society, whether it is 3-D printing or finding solutions to energy problems in different regions.
Discoverers of Light
Studying the history of light will show that almost all the significant figures of science. It gives a clue to the process involved in discovering light since antiquity.
Legacy of Arabic Optics
Arabic scientists and thinkers contributed immensely to our understanding of light and optics today.2015 makes it 1000 years since Kitab al-Manazir, a seven-volume treatise on optics was written by Al-Hasan Ibn al-Haytham.
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