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 Année Lumière 2015 Year of Light Algeria



International Year of Light Arabic IYL Année de la lumière Algérie 2015 Année de la lumière Algeria 2015

The Ibn al-Haytham Days
at Mentouri University
a Program organized by the Mathematics Department,
the Sirius Astronomy Association and the Physics Department

with the participation of the "Caravan of Light" from CDTA, Setif
...and the Constantine Cosmos Caravan (CCC)
The great support of DGRSDT and the ATRST in the Exhibit is gratefully aknowledged.

21-22 April 2015
In Celebration of the IYL-2015
The Main page here

- The program of the Colloquium is here
and the Abstracts with the latest program are here
- The Proceedings can be found here
- Shots from the "Mother of all the exhibits"

International Colloquium "Shedding Light on Light"
and the Exhibit "Monts et Merveilles de la Lumière"
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
The kick off was given by A.Djebbar with a master lecture on Ibn al-Haitham as a physicist and a mathematician. See a video of his Talk and Write up
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Most of the speakers (From left to right): M.Rahmani, A.Bouldjedri, D.Rouan, M.Oliveras, N.Seghouani and A.Djebbar. The Proceedings are here
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
H.Guergouri, a "junior speaker" selected among his fellow students.
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
The Mother of all Exhibits : "Cosmic Symphonia" & "The Caravan of Light"
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière Constantine
The exhibit "Cosmic Symphonia" is probably the largest science exhibit on a single subject in Algeria: Fifty large panels dealing with the light from the Universe, all in high resolution from various sources NASA, ESA and personal ones. It was organized in several paths: solar sytem, stars & Nebulae, Galaxies & Cosmology. The great support of the DGRSDT and the ATRST is gratefully aknowledged.
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Cosmic Symphonia, a production of the Sirius Astronomy Association
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière Constantine
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015

Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière Constantine

Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière Constantine
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Every corner of the first floor was used to display the Cosmic Symphonia

Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015

Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015

Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015

Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Fifty large panels dealing with light in the Cosmos and on Earth were disposed along three alleys in addition to other chosen spots.
Année Lumiere 2015 Algérie
Guided visit of the exhibit
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
"Beaux livres" in display
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Fifty different astronomical magazines from all over the World for all ages and interest.
The Physics Department Corner
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière Constantine
The "Caravan of Light" from the CDTA- Setif
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
A whole hall of the first floor of the building was devoted to the 40 experiments in optics brought by the "Caravan of Light" from CDTA- Setif
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
The magical harp

Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
The fountain of light
Group Visits from all over the city
Ibn al Haitham Mentouri Iternational Year of Light 2015
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
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Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière

Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
The Round Table and the Closing Off
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
We concluded the Seminar with a roundtable on " Light in the XXI Century" with a great panel including all kinds of expertise. See the abstracts here
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
It was followed with some informal discussions with the students and their teachers.
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière
Year Light Algeria celebration 2015  Année Lumière

Group picture with the lecturers and some of the young participants.

 

Year Light Algeria 2015 Constantine Année LumièreClick on the poster for the full picture

1- Exhibit:
"Cosmic Symphonia "
"The Caravan of Light"

 


2- Colloquium
"Shedding light on light"

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The IYL-2015 Algeria: The Yearly Agenda
(Not all the events have been reported below. See the official listing for more links)

 

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