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2014-07-09 16:22:03

TAIPEI and KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ColorStars Group (CSTU) together with its subsidiary Anteya Technologies were awarded a street lighting project in Taiwan.

Lemur's Reproduction Cycle Altered By Light Pollution
2014-07-03 03:31:00

Besides obscuring the stars, light pollution can also disrupt the reproduction of light-sensitive animals. French scientists have shown that light pollution can override the natural reproductive cycle of some animals, making them sexually active out of season.

2014-05-26 23:02:23

Smart Lighting Market by Component (Relays, Occupancy Sensors, Actuators, Transmitters, Receivers), Lighting Type (LED, FL, CFL, HID), Connectivity Technology (Wired, Wireless), Application (Commercial,

2014-03-19 16:21:04

WORCESTER, Mass., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Fixtures announced a new

2014-03-11 23:24:04

LIGHTUP LED is quickly becoming the premier choice for stylish but affordable all kinds of LED lights.

bats and light pollution
2014-03-11 10:22:41

New findings published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology show that seed-dispersing bats avoid feeding in light-polluted areas.

2014-03-11 08:22:49

BOSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIMCON Lighting, Inc., the world's leading provider of intelligent, web-based

2014-03-06 12:32:33

Company's Universal Control Solution Puts Street Light Energy Savings and Monitoring at Your Fingertips GREENVILLE, S.C., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hubbell Lighting, a world leader


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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