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The working group reports from the @UN/Spain/@IAU_org Dark and Quiet Skies for Science and Society II conference are out. The reports focus on the feasibility of implementing specific measures to mitigate the impact of artificial interferences. More: https://t.co/kgNgMb2ZTq1/2 pic.twitter.com/SzmbgooDSL— NOIRLab (@NOIRLabAstro) January 10, 2022 Image credit: NOIRLab/@UNOOSA/IAU/Government of Spain/M. Lewinsky NOIRLab has published The Working...
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Streetlights to Satellites: Addressing Light Pollution with the United Nations The United Nations’ Office of Outer Space Affairs is considering issues of light pollution spanning from streetlights to satellites. BY: MONICA YOUNG OCTOBER 22, 2021 The statistics are stunning: More than 80% of the world’s population (and more than 99% of those in the U.S. and Europe)...
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