light pollution

Article: THE CITY DARK: What we lose with lots of light

With greenhouse gases causing potentially cataclysmic shifts in weather patterns, and various human-made chemical compounds finding their way into our food, water, and air, the idea of light pollution may seem a bit amusing. It’s light! It’s not going to kill you – right?

Timelapse Timescapes

Article: Timelapse Timescapes

Timescapes Timelapse: Mountain Light from Tom @ Timescapes on Vimeo. Tom is back with another breathtaking time-lapse video in his landscape series Timescapes. Using high definition equipment, he’s “dedicated to pushing the artistic boundries of timelapse and outdoor cinematography, with a particular emphasis on night timelapse.” His latest was shot in California’s White Mountains and…

Smart LED Lighting Makes Parking Garages Greener, Safer

Article: Smart LED Lighting Makes Parking Garages Greener, Safer

DAVIS, California, January 13, 2009 (ENS) – When classes at the University of California, Davis are done for the day and students and teachers drive away from the campus, the lights stay on in the parking garages and parking lots for safety reasons. But Michael Siminovitch can’t stand seeing all that energy going to waste.…