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2011-02-09 22:42:46

Brightly-lit Cowboys Stadium during Sunday's Super Bowl XLV may symbolize one of the hottest new pieces of scientific intelligence about air pollution: Researchers have discovered — in a classic case of scientific serendipity — that the bright light from sports stadiums and urban street lights may boost daytime levels of ozone, a key air pollutant in many heavily populated areas.

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2011-01-31 11:55:00

The Isle of Sark, the smallest of four main Channel Islands, earned the title "Dark Sky Island" for its spectacular night sky views.

2010-12-23 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group's (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) high-performance PROLIFIC series LED street lights will soon line the streets of Washington, D.C.

2010-10-28 00:00:40

Gama Sonic Introduces a New Line of Solar Lighting - the Royal Solar Lamp Posts Gama Sonic USA, the leading manufacturer of solar lighting, introduces their latest line of Solar Lamps, the new Royal Solar Lamp Posts.

2010-10-18 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group's (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) high-performance PROLIFIC series LED street lights will soon line the streets of Salt Lake City, Utah.

2010-10-12 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB announces a big upgrade to the LPACK product line, raising the bar of performance for Affordable Outdoor LED Lighting.

2010-09-21 08:00:00

DANVERS, Mass., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The first ever OSRAM SYLVANIA Commercial Lighting Survey, released today, revealed the priorities and experiences of over 350 facilities decision-makers and lighting designers across the education, healthcare, hospitality, office and retail sectors.

2010-09-20 22:47:54

When consumers visit garden centers in spring they will most likely buy flowering ornamental plants that are ready for their home gardens.

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2010-09-18 07:57:26

The increase of artificial night lighting is only one of the consequences of intense urbanization.


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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