Optics in an Ancient Town: Mexico’s INAOE Celebrates 40 Years

Alejandro Cornejo Rodríguez and Octavio Cardona Núñez

The National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics reflects on its past and commemorates 40 years of achievement.


figureThe Great Pyramid of Cholula.

The Mexican district of Cholula has a rich cultural history as well as a thriving scientific community—it is the home of the prehistoric Great Pyramid of Cholula and the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE). Although young compared to the ancient pyramid, the 40-year-old INAOE is a founding member of the optics network in Mexico and has made significant contributions to the field.

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Publish Date: 01 September 2013

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