Dr. José Carlos Rubio is a scientist from the University of San Nicolas Hidalgo in Mexico who's responsible for creating glow-in-the-dark cement.
As 'Curbed' reports, coming up with the design was no easy task, as the opaque nature of traditional cement isn't capable of storing energy from light. After nine years of testing and perfecting however, Dr. José Carlos Rubio has successfully developed his own patented technology which is likely to transform how many commercial buildings are constructed.
Not only does the glow-in-the-dark cement have the ability to light public areas in a highly sustainable manner, but it can remain illuminated for up to 12 hours. In addition, the glow-in-the-dark cement is considered capable of possessing this virtue for as long as a 100 years.