Light and Life

L. Cifarelli   18-09-2014    Leggi in PDF
Credit: L'assoluto della luce, Giovanna Rasario, 2009 - 2010

The International Symposium "Light and Life", jointly organized by SIF (Società Italiana di Fisica), SAIt (Società Astronomica Italiana), SIOF (Società Italiana di Ottica e Fotonica) e SILS (Società Italiana Luce di Sincrotrone), will take place on 20th July 2015 at Villa Monastero, Varenna, Lake Como (Italy). Save the date!

The Symposium is part of the celebrations foreseen for the International Year of Light IYL2015. It will be dedicated to light in basic research, to light from the Sun, the sky and the remote Universe, as well as to some of the numberless light-based and life-inspired research aspects and applications. These include biophotonics, imaging and microscopy, X-ray spectroscopy, free electron lasers and synchrotron light for structural biology investigations, etc.

The Symposium will gather distinguished scientists and experts from the various fields. Lectures will be webcast to allow a large audience to follow this exclusive event.

Of course a light show by night is already scheduled. And the clear waters of the lake will help the magic ...

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