The Open University: IYL2015

International Year of Light (IYL) Scientists

This video explores a series of fascinating discoveries and inventions that relate to the field of light looking at the impact of the 5 scientists, Ibn al-Haytham, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, James Clerk Maxwell, Albert Einstein and Charles Kao. These scientists have made history in the field of light and in 2015 the anniversaries of their discoveries are being celebrated as part of the International Year of Light.