Pervasive light pollution prevents most Americans from seeing the night sky. As Carl Sagan and others have recognized, a clear view of the night sky can encourage curiosity, promote cooperation, and increase the respect we have for our planet. It’s time we open our cities to the universe.
When Lighting The Streets Makes Us Lose Our Sight
This is an update/re-post of an article titled “Want to See the Milky Way and Live in the Eastern Time Zone? Good Luck” published back in 2013. That article, re-printed below, advocated […]
Want to See the Milky Way and Live in the Eastern Time Zone? Good Luck
Though America’s population has shifted more and more towards the west coast over the past hundred years, the east coast is by far the most populous area of the country. Forty-seven percent […]