We Can See Your Christmas Lights From Space

December 18, 2014 8:05 PM

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We Can See Your Christmas Lights From Space

A NASA satellite is picking up increased volumes of night time light, but everything's fine! It's just the Christmas holiday season.

Thanks to satellites, we're already well aware that city lights can actually be seen from space at night. But what you might not have expected was for night time lights to rise by over 50% during the holiday months. As far as scientists can tell, that shift is generated largely by the Christmas ligh...

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