Light pollution prevents a third of the world’s population from seeing the Milky Way from their homes, according to new research. Researchers behind the study, published in the journal Science Advances, found that 60% of Europeans and nearly 80% of North Americans cannot see the Milky Way. Light pollution, most common in densely populated urban…

via One-Third of the World’s Population Can’t See the Milky Way Thanks to Light Pollution — TIME

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