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Latest Light pollution Stories

Time-Lapse Video Captures Beauty On Earth And In The Sky
2012-07-24 05:09:51

There is a sensation that I may never be able to experience in my life, but one video showing off images taken from the International Space Station gets me just a little closer to being in space.

2012-07-17 23:01:21

Special light bulbs and eyeglasses that remove the blue rays that cause the problem have been developed at John Carroll University.

PBS Documentary To Explore The Effects Of Light Pollution
2012-07-05 14:08:31

The world may start to look a little darker if a new PBS campaign has any influence in the matter. PBS will be joining the International Dark-Sky Association by airing "The City Dark" - a documentary that explores the problems of light pollution.

New Zealand's Aoraki Mackenzie Named World's Largest International Dark Sky Reserve
2012-06-10 03:00:04

Over 1,600 square miles of New Zealandʼs South Island have just been proclaimed as an International Dark Sky Reserve, making it the largest in the world.

2012-06-10 23:01:35

Two new world-records set with LED Grow Lights by Hydro Grow. Dutch Passion Seed Company states, "We had never seen LED produce results anywhere near this good.

Street Lights Affect Delicate Ecosystems
2012-05-24 04:26:42

Civilization has long been derided for intruding upon the habitats of wild animals, and even man’s smaller neighbors have been affected by the wheels of progress.


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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