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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.

2011-07-08 05:18:00

LONDON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sky Go Brings Together Online and Mobile TV in a Single, Simple Service, Free to Sky TV Customers From next month, all Sky TV customers will have the opportunity to watch Sky channels and programmes on PCs, laptops, mobiles and tablets at no extra charge. Available free to all Sky TV customers, Sky Go will provide flexible access to Sky content across multiple devices including the iPhone, iPad, PC...

2011-04-11 12:23:00

LONDON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has announced today the release of a new, smaller high-gloss SkyHD box to its range.

2011-03-02 21:32:27

The brightness of the nightly sky glow over major cities has been shown to depend strongly on cloud cover.


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Sky -- Although almost everyone have seen it, sky is hard to be defined precisely. Generally, sky is the space seen when one looks upward from the surface of a planet. Some people define sky as the denser gaseous zone of a planet's atmosphere. Clouds, rainbows and weather all occur amongst a planet's sky. In astronomy, the sky is divided into many regions, called constellations. The blue colour of the daytime sky results from the selective scattering of light rays. When the sunlight...

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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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