Lux Mirabilis


Scientific Commissioner – Marisa Monteiro

The United Nations General Assembly, in its session on November 25, 2013, proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (AIL2015). The University of Porto, through the Science Museum, joins this global celebration, with the Lux Mirabilis exhibition. The exhibition includes pieces from the collections of the Science Museum of the University of Porto and other institutions such as the Natural History Museum, the Museum of the Faculty of Engineering and the Ancient Fund of the University of Porto, the Museum of the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto and the MNSR itself, as well as modules that highlight the current importance of light in science, technology and society.