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Artificial light drowning out the stars – In the news

John Kerr posted in on June 14th, 2016.

The “New World Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness” published Science Advances this week reveals that the Milky Way is hidden from more than one-third of humanity. Drawing on data collected from citizen scientists and satellites, researchers from Italy, Germany, the USA, and Israel have created what they describe as “a critical documentation of the […]

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