NASA Spies Christmas Lights from Space (Video)

December 23, 2014 1:16 AM

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NASA has recently unveiled video footage that shows Christmas lights from space, as captured by the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) weather satellite. The satellite's data shows the ever-shifting changes in the patterns of lights that are responsible for illuminating the night sky over the holiday period.

Yes! Scientists at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and Yale University in Connecticut made use of the satellite imagery for tracking light patterns in 1200 cities over the course of 2½ years. They discovered that correlation of the increased lights happens perfectly with the holiday seas...

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