Tag Archives: light

Bright Night Lights: Tracking Light Pollution from Space

The creep and sprawl of artificial urban lighting is probably the most pervasive technological innovation of the 20th century. Keeping track of how artificial light is changing Europe‚Äôs nightscape is important, since more light is typically associated with greater economic … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Ecology, Science, Space, The Environment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lights! Action! On Mood and Brain Function

The response of the human brain to light harks back to Cro-Magnon times, when sunrise signalled the earliest opportunity to leave your cave to get your breakfast without being pounced on by a carnivorous beast lurking in the shadows. In … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Neuroscience, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment