Every Picture tells a Story II

GalileoMobile visiting a school of the Colombian part of Constellation. The project Constellation is a specially endorsed project by the International Astronomical during Cosmic Light IYL 2015 and involves twenty schools in six countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru), directly reaching at least 100 teachers and 6,000 pupils. Credit: GalileoMobile.

GalileoMobile visiting a school of the Colombian part of Constellation. The project Constellation is a specially endorsed project by the International Astronomical during Cosmic Light IYL 2015 and involves twenty schools in six countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru), directly reaching at least 100 teachers and 6,000 pupils. Credit: GalileoMobile.

"Realm of Photon 2015", a #IYL2015 #CosmicLight EDU workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal, organized by National Academy of Geo & Space Science (NAGSS). Credit: NAGSS.

“Realm of Photon 2015”, a IYL 2015 Cosmic Light EDU workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal, organized by National Academy of Geo & Space Science (NAGSS). Credit: NAGSS.

The Ufficio Filatelico and Numismatico of San Marino dedicates the divisional coin set 2015 with a 5€ silver uncirculated coin to the theme of the International Year of Light. Credit: Matthew Dent.

The Ufficio Filatelico and Numismatico of San Marino dedicates the divisional coin set 2015 with a 5€ silver uncirculated coin to the theme of the International Year of Light. Credit: Matthew Dent.

Detail from the illumination at Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset – part of the Night of Heritage Light. Members of the Society of Light and Lighting created bespoke illuminations for several of the most iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites around the UK. Credit: The Society of Light and Lighting.

Detail from the illumination at Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset – part of the Night of Heritage Light. Members of the Society of Light and Lighting created bespoke illuminations for several of the most iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites around the UK. Credit: The Society of Light and Lighting.

Physics in the King’s Garden, Stockholm, Sweden, exhibition and hands on experiments on 5 September 2015.

Physics in the King’s Garden, Stockholm, Sweden, exhibition and hands on experiments on 5 September 2015.

IYL 2015 commemorative stamps from Antigua and Barbuda.

IYL 2015 commemorative stamps from Antigua and Barbuda.

IYL 2015 Opening Ceremony in The Netherlands, 15 January 2015, Science Center NEMO Amsterdam. Human being walking on stilts, wearing a lightshow suit. Credit: Digidaan.

IYL 2015 Opening Ceremony in The Netherlands, 15 January 2015, Science Center NEMO Amsterdam. Human being walking on stilts, wearing a lightshow suit. Credit: Digidaan.

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Every Picture tells a Story I

These days we are working on collecting information about IYL 2015 activities around the world. The IYL National Nodes have been very helpful sending us images of selected activities. We’ll be sharing all these pictures on the IYL website very soon but, during the following days, we would like to share on the blog a first glimpse of these pictures from IYL 2015 activities around the world.

International Year of Light 2015 Cosmic Light mascot created by the Japanese Amateur Astronomers Association.

International Year of Light 2015 Cosmic Light mascot created by the Japanese Amateur Astronomers Association.

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