Let there be night: 'Lux' examines light pollution and human consumption
January 28, 2015, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Photographer's exploration of the beauty of man-made illumination around the world reflects humankind's dominance over the planet.
Crazy time-lapse video captures 360-degree night sky
June 20, 2014, 9:16 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Michigan photographer Vincent Brady offers a stirring time-lapse tribute to the unpolluted night sky — all 360 degrees of it.
Artist imagines starscapes over city skylines
April 23, 2013, 7:50 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, Space.com
Thierry Cohen's artwork reveals the cosmic wonders hidden beneath the light pollution that masks the world's biggest cities.
Death Valley named largest dark sky park
February 20, 2013, 5 p.m. by Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet
The park is far enough away from light-polluted cities that its views of the night sky offer a glimpse of what could be seen before such cities were erected.
Cutting the lights off around the world for Earth Hour
April 2, 2012, 11:48 a.m. by Catie Leary
Cities across the globe turned off their lights for Earth Hour this weekend, an annual reminder of our role in the battle against climate change.
Let there be no light: 'The City Dark' premieres in NYC
January 18, 2012, 9:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
'The City Dark,' the latest from Brooklyn-based filmmaker Ian Cheney, explores the effect of light pollution on the natural environment and on human health. It also guest stars this blogger's rooftop.
Illinois town becomes official 'dark sky' community
December 1, 2011, 11:53 a.m. by SPACE.com
The community seeks to raise awareness of other negative effects of light pollution, including energy, health and ecological concerns.
Earth Hour: Protecting the night sky from light pollution
March 25, 2011, 6:56 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
With Earth Hour 2011 set for Saturday night, now is a good time to take a look at the impact of light pollution on the night sky.
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