The Rise of Light—Discovering Its Secrets [Scanning Our Past]

  title={The Rise of Light—Discovering Its Secrets [Scanning Our Past]},
  author={Massimo Guarnieri},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
  • M. Guarnieri
  • Published 19 January 2016
  • Computer Science, Geography
  • Proceedings of the IEEE
Inspired by the celebration of the year of light in 2015, this article considers the long lasting interaction among man, vision and light. Our knowledge of light has greatly evolved in time together with the development of our civilization, with a tremendous boost in the last two centuries thanks to the outstanding contributions of many scholars and scientists from so many different countries. This presentation has highlighted the main steps upon which the knowledge of light has emerged… Expand

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