On 16 May, Light Science Shines

OPN Staff

UNESCO has officially declared 16 May as the International Day of Light. OPN spoke with John Dudley, who spearheaded this initiative, about his vision for the annual event.

figureLighting up Lingshed monastery, high up in the Himalayan mountains. [Paula Bronstein/IEEE Smart Village Project]

“The International Day of Light is a gift from a political body—UNESCO—to us. How we use it is up to us.”
—John Dudley

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