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New Android App Gathers Light Pollution Data For Scientists
2013-04-29 18:58:49

Researchers have developed an app for smartphones powered by Google's Android operating system capable of measuring night sky brightness.

Future Of Lighting Could Change Color Of The Night Sky
2012-08-08 12:33:59

Light pollution has been a growing problem recently, and as skylines continue to grow, the night sky becomes dimmer and dimmer. A new shift is taking place in lighting though, and researchers estimate that the color of the night sky may be changing as well.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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