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Why We Are Losing the Night Sky

Season 7 Episode 16

About the Episode

It never gets dark anymore. Not REALLY dark, anyway. Not like it used to. Light pollution is not only making it more difficult to see the night sky, but it's also affecting our health. For the past century and a half, since the dawn of electric light, we’ve been losing our connection to the night. We need artificial light for modern society, of course.

Aired: 07/13/19 | Expires: | Runtime: 10m 26s
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