Very few of us ever get to experience real darkness. In fact, many city dwellers go through their entire lives having never experienced a dark sky. This can have all sorts of interesting consequences, including stars and planets being reported to authorities as being UFOs during blackouts. Our night sky is not what it used to be.
In the spirit of the GLOBE at Night events taking place this spring, I’d like to offer a short-but-excellent video on the issue of light pollution created by the folks at InsuranceQuotes.org.