Light pollution prevents 1 in 3 Earthlings from seeing the Milky Way at night

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 16:01 in Astronomy & Space

Across the globe, light pollution is making the night sky lighter and the stars harder to see, according to a new study. In a paper published Friday in Science Advances, researchers reveal that 1 in 3 people worldwide are unable to see the Milky Way when they gaze at the heavens in their hometown. ...

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