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Bring on the Night, Says New UVM National Park Study

Two people huddled together looking out over Eagle Lake at Acadia National Park under a starry night sky.

Natural wonders like tumbling waterfalls, jutting rock faces and banks of wildflowers have long drawn visitors to America’s national parks and inspired efforts to protect their beauty. According to a UVM-led study published Sept. 4… Read More

Mapping Earth’s Night One Picture at a Time

NASA nighttime satellite photo of East and West Berlin, Germany, showing the difference in lighting.

Cities at Night is a citizen science project that invites the public to help analyze nighttime images taken from the International Space Station. This valuable information helps researchers better assess light pollution across the globe… Read More

Journal Provides Free Access to its Theme Issue on Artificial Light at Night

A NASA nighttime satellite image of the City of Paris showing a lot of light pollution.

  The academic journal Philosophical Transactions B is allowing free access through September to all articles published in its themed issue “The biological impacts of artificial light at night: from molecules to communities.” The biological… Read More

Light Pollution Researchers Gather In Québec

Conference Attendees Gather and Talk Before the Meeting Starts

Light pollution researchers from around the world met at Jouvence, Québec, Canada from 26-28 May 2015 for the second biennial Light Pollution Theory, Modeling and Measurements (LPTMM) conference. Speakers at the meeting agreed that while our… Read More