Navigation Links
United Nations Proclaims an International Year of Light in 2015
Date:12/23/2013

Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) December 22, 2013

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL2015).

Championed by scientific organizations around the world including SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, IYL2015 will promote improved public and political understanding of the central role of light in the modern world and celebrate significant scientific anniversaries occurring in 2015.

In proclaiming an International Year focusing on the topic of light science and its applications, the United Nations has recognized the importance of raising global awareness of how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health, organizers said.

“An International Year of Light is a tremendous opportunity to ensure that policymakers are made aware of the problem-solving potential of light technology,” said John Dudley, chairman of the IYL2015 steering committee. “Photonics provides cost-effective solutions to challenges in many different areas: energy, sustainable development, climate change, health, communications, and agriculture. For example, innovative lighting solutions reduce energy consumption and environmental impact, while minimizing light pollution so that we can all appreciate the beauty of the Universe in a dark sky.”

“Light gives us life through photosynthesis, lets us see back in time towards that cosmic big bang, and helps us communicate with the other sentient beings here on earth -- and should we find any, perhaps those in outer space as well,” noted Nobel Laureate John Mather, a NASA scientist and Fellow of SPIE. “Einstein studied light in developing the theory o
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. ACLS, BLS and PALS Training Institution United Medical Education Updates its Training Materials
2. United Technologies plans $10 million investment for UConn systems engineering institute
3. TrialNetworks Co-founder and Chairman Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, Nominated by President Barack Obama as Surgeon General of the United States of America
4. ABET Approves Criteria for Optics and Photonics Engineering Undergraduate Degrees in United States
5. United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results
6. United Therapeutics Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results Before Market Open on Tuesday, October 29, 2013
7. Bayer CropScience Supports 10th Anniversary of United Way Of The Greater Triangle’s Girls’ Leadership Development Initiative
8. Bayer CropScience and MS Technologies Receive Approval for Balance GT Soybean Technology in the United States
9. United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results
10. United Therapeutics Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Before Market Open on Thursday, July 25, 2013
11. Before the Bell Scans: Pharmacyclics, United Therapeutics, Impax Laboratories, and Star Scientific
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... September 23, 2014 Texas Fertility Center ... in South Austin, expanding a Central Texas footprint that ... Antonio. The satellite office for the region’s most established ... to the South Austin, Buda, Kyle and San Marcos ... affordable fertility treatment directly to individuals and couples living ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... September 23, 2014 Marktech Optoelectronics has ... ultra violet emitters in the 280 nm wavelength range. ... emitters which range from 280nm to 405nm. These new ... sanitation as well as curing. Mark Campito, Marktech’s CEO ... special interest to manufacturers is that we offer it ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Dr. Williams ... third book on healthcare offers a three phase process ... century healthcare delivery system that would go far beyond ... responsibility regarding the delivery of healthcare.” , “Every effort ... has failed to provide discernable progress throughout that system ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... the globe will convene at the Society ... to be held October 26-28 in Houston, ... research and practice in individualized integrative cancer ... researchers, nurses, psychologists, nutritionists, naturopaths, acupuncturists, and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Opening Doors to a Family: Texas Fertility Center Announces Newest Fertility Clinic in South Austin 2Opening Doors to a Family: Texas Fertility Center Announces Newest Fertility Clinic in South Austin 3Marktech Introduces its New Line of Deep UV Emitters 2Dr. Ira Williams Offers the Healthcare Solution Necessary for Patient Safety Improvement 2International Medical Experts to Discuss Latest Integrative Oncology Research and Its Translation to Personalized Clinical Care at 11th International Conference of SIO 2International Medical Experts to Discuss Latest Integrative Oncology Research and Its Translation to Personalized Clinical Care at 11th International Conference of SIO 3
... to grow over 23% per year due to new cellulite ... Millennium Research Group, WALTHAM, Mass., April 9, 2008 ... Devices 2008 report,the cellulite reduction device market was worth almost ... next five years, rising to over,$215 million by 2012. Growth ...
... Cytopia Limited,(ASX: CYT) today announced that it ... American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting being ... 17,000,participants from around the world to discuss new ... titled "A Novel JAK2 inhibitor for the treatment ...
... 2008 Dendreon Corporation,(Nasdaq: DNDN ) today ... direct offering of 8.0 million shares of its ... million shares of its common,stock. Net proceeds received ... LLC served as sole placement agent for the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Say Good-Bye to Cellulite 2Dendreon Announces Closing of Registered Direct Offering 2
(Date:9/23/2014)... organisms, including humans, have parasitic DNA fragments called "jumping ... instructions in the process. And that phenomenon can result ... the University of Rochester now report that the "jumping ... when a multi-function protein stops keeping them in check ... In a study published today in Nature Communications ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Chicago have shown that after a long stay in ... pathogenic microbe species remain behind in patients, intestines. The ... can become deadly when provoked by conditions that mimic ... published in mBio , the online open-access journal ... better monitoring and treatment of ICU patients who can ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... September 23, 2014 A new American Cancer ... Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the ... compared with income eligible non-participants. The authors say ... aimed at enhancing the dietary quality of SNAP ... low-income individuals and households with the resources to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):A multi-function protein is key to stopping genomic parasites from 'jumping' 2Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbesand the ones left aren't good 2Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbesand the ones left aren't good 3Federal food program puts food on the table, but dietary quality could be improved 2
... Santa Barbara have developed new methods for studying how environmental ... spatial and temporal scales. The scientists merged data collected ... canopies taken by the Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper. The findings ... issue of Marine Ecology Progress Series. In ...
... of State Foresters released the first phase of the Southern ... areas forest managers will focus on to maintain southern forests ... urbanization, bioenergy use, weather patterns, land ownership changes and invasive ... 2010 and 2060. About 23 million acres of forest ...
... is available in Spanish . The ... Ikerbasque, is participating in the AWIN -Animal Welfare Indicators project. ... international experts in animal welfare from 11 centres. The group ... University of Edinburgh on the 10 and 11 of May, ...
Cached Biology News:UCSB scientists track environmental influences on giant kelp with help from satellite data 2UCSB scientists track environmental influences on giant kelp with help from satellite data 3Forest Service unveils first comprehensive forecast on southern forests 2Forest Service unveils first comprehensive forecast on southern forests 3Neiker-Tecnalia participates in a European project for improving the welfare of farm animals 2Neiker-Tecnalia participates in a European project for improving the welfare of farm animals 3
... PS603. Immunogen: Synthetic phosphopeptide ... the phosphorylated Ser603 residue of ... Specific for synapsin I when ... Reactivity: Rat (positive control: ...
CMRL Medium-1066 (1X) liquid...
... 11(R)-HETE is biosynthesized by the ... purpuratus, and the fresh water hydra, ... 11(R)-HETE relates to oocyte maturation and ... species.11(R)-HETE is also produced when aspirin-treated ...
... PhosphatidylEthanolamine-Binding Protein (PEBP) does not share ... inhibitors. PEBP is expressed in ... ovary, muscle, and stomach. One ... is exerting inhibitory activity against several ...
Biology Products: