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Star Gazers Work To Reduce Light Pollution

Star gazing is a vastly different experience today then it was a century ago. Fabio Mezzalira, director of the observatory at the University of Colorado at Boulder, blames the artificial lights that turn our cities as bright as day.   “People at one time, knew, by default, the sky," he said. "They understood the sky.  They saw it every night, simply because there was no light pollution to be worried about.”   Light pollution is now commonplace. The glow of the ...

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