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Posts tagged light pollution

December 16, 2016

 

An image of a long dirt road. Above it is the night sky. On the left large white clouds are visible. On the right, the thousands of stars in the milky way.

Saving Our Views Of The Milky Way

Have you ever seen the Milky Way outside of a photograph?

June 28, 2012

 

salt lake city pollution seen from park city

What Is Light Pollution?

The magnificent sight of the Milky Way, for example, can now only be seen in rural areas. Why do we shine light up into the sky in the first place?

September 27, 2003

 

Light Pollution

To really behold the stars these days, you have to travel far from cities and towns to escape urban glow. The magnificent sight of the Milky Way, for example, can now only be seen in rural areas. But why do we shine light up into the sky in the first place? We need light shining down on streets and walkways–not up into the sky!

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