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Desperately Seeking Darkness: The Case for Night

When’s the last time you got a glimpse of the Milky Way? And if you’re thinking of the candy bar, that could be a problem. “Dark sky” activists argue that in a 24/7 age, true darkness is increasingly rare, and light pollution threatens wildlife and our health. We’ll talk about the social, legal, and natural pitfalls of constant illumination.