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2015-05-27 23:04:24

Decorview, a leading seller of custom window treatments in North America, is offering free design advice to homeowners looking to combat light pollution from the outside environment.

2015-05-27 16:31:51

DALLAS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smart Lighting Market Opportunities: Smart Bulbs and the Rise of Local Lighting Intelligence research report says in the past 18

2015-05-12 12:24:27

WORCESTER, Mass., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial and sports lighting, is introducing its new wildlife-friendly amber

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2015-04-29 10:21:01

Harbor lights may be creating more damage for both the sea critters and our boats, as the light attracts ship-damaging creatures while negatively affecting the ecosystem.

2015-04-08 12:31:32

WORCESTER, Mass., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial and sports lighting, just announced the brightest

2015-03-24 12:25:33

WORCESTER, Mass., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial and sports lighting, is launching another industry-changing LED wall pack that

2015-03-17 23:01:21

Leapfrog Lighting's new five-step LED lighting retrofit package makes it simple for businesses to lower their lighting-related electricity costs by up to 85%, while eliminating complexity,

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2015-03-16 12:06:46

Street lamps and other nighttime sources of light have become common and essential for life in the city, but could they be adversely affecting plant life?

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2014-12-31 13:08:14

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Images of the Earth at night are an exceptional source of human geographical data, as artificial light illustrates human activity in a way that daytime images could never do. Some of those images have shown that, when night falls, American cities are many times brighter than their German counterparts, and that those German cities emit several times less light per capita than comparably sized American cities. The findings have been...


Latest Light pollution Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).