Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Dark Enough For You?

Paul Bogard thinks you don't have enough darkness in your life.

In fact he says the vast majority of Americans have never seen a true night sky because of what he calls, "light pollution."

And it's not just a problem here.

The Virginia researcher has traveled the globe tracking a lack of darkness, the problems associated with it, and the search for solutions.

Guests:
Paul Bogard, Ph.D. - Author of The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light (Little, Brown. 2013). Assistant Professor of English, James Madison University.

Additional Contributor:
Shanil Virani - Director of the J.C. Wells Planetarium and Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at James Madison University.

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