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Lighting Expert Michael Colligan joins in conversation with guests to discuss the issues of light pollution and potential solutions to this drastically overlooked form of climate change.

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Sound Without Silence

You might have seen Nathalie on episode 324 of the Get A Grip On Lighting podcast. We thought Nathalie’s commitment […]

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Darkness News Update with Scott Wachter Feb 15, 2024

Highlights from this episode: Moths to a Flame 3 Year Missions DarkSky Recognition Backyard Updates   Sponsored by Evluma https://evluma.com/dark-sky-friendly-lighting/ […]

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Building The Light Pollution Matrix

If light is in a simulation, how does it know what is reality? Okay, obviously light isn’t self-aware. But Dr. […]

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Darkness News Update with Scott Wachter Feb 1, 2024

Highlights from this episode: Lighting up the Court Satellite Imaging Tigers Bridges   Sponsored by Evluma https://evluma.com/dark-sky-friendly-lighting/ Intro and outro […]

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Get It Under Control

Peter comes to us from Casambi, so naturally this one is all about controls. Now don’t glaze over all you […]

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Darkness News Update with Scott Wachter Jan 16, 2024

Highlights from this episode: Certifying Campgrounds A First for Wales Darkness Events A Bother in Bisei   Sponsored by Evluma […]

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Time Famine

More and more satellites are going to obstruct the view for astronomers, but as Jo Marchant points out, it will […]

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Darkness News Update with Scott Wachter Jan 3, 2024

Highlights from this episode:   Debunk the Blue? Protein Possibilities DLC LUNA 1.0a Rudolph’s Rhythms   Sponsored by Evluma  — […]

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The Pittsburgh Street Light Conversion

Diane has been to Mars. That is, she crewed the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. It was there she […]

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Darkness News Update with Scott Wachter Dec 19, 2023

Highlights from this episode: Moths on the Run Birds on the Wing Lights on the Shard Trees in your House […]

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Outdoor Light at Night is at a Crossroads

Light pollution is harmful. Buddy Stefanoff is working on it – to the tune of about 5 years ahead of […]

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The Different Forms of Darkness

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” –Benjamin Franklin We think we’ve covered both bases in this […]

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Darkness News Update with Scott Wachter Dec 5, 2023

Highlights from this episode: Bridge Lighting Blocking Fish Sea Turtle Records Light Pollution Bylaws on the Rise And the Award Goes To…

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Admit To Our Mistakes

High Pressure Sodium might be the best street lights for our rods and cones, but LED is here to stay, […]

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Darkness News Update with Scott Wachter Nov 21, 2023

Highlights from the Darkness News are: Updates From DarkSky International Vision Charts Highway Disco Wasatch LDS Temple Update   Addis […]

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Low Hanging Fruit

This is John Barentine’s second appearance and we still haven’t exhausted the conversation. How do we solve the light pollution […]

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Making the City Safer for Birds

Jin joins us from North Carolina where he is, along with earning his Ph.D, doing his best to reduce – […]

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Half a Million Satellites

From the first faint signals from Sputnik in 1957 to an estimated half a million satellites orbiting the earth in […]

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The Darkness News Update November 7, 2023

Highlights from the Darkness News are: The Royal Society Publications this Month LDS Project Updates Virginia Observatories vs Private Residents […]

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The System is Broken

Mark Baker is back and he’s still advocating for people who experience the harmful effects of LED light. Mark tells […]

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Advocacy With Hope

Watch this episode and you’ll feel the hope and positivity emanating from your screen from Aparna and John. Michael discusses, […]

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