Over-lighting the night neither improves visibility nor increases nighttime safety, utility, security, or ambiance.Read more "Light pollution types and how it impacts on our living environment"
Light Bearers is a swarm of 2,500 light bulbs activated by an invisible, hand-guided laser.Read more "Light Bearers – Control an army of fireflies with your fingertips"
It is a sight of rare and glowing bioluminescent shrimp in the sands of the Seto Inland Sea, Japan.Read more "These rocks in Japan look like they’re bleeding blue glowing blood"
Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia, where dazzling, electric-blue fire can often be seen streaming down the mountain at night.Read more "Stunning electric-blue light erupt from volcanoes"
It is the result of a drilling blunder by Soviet scientists in 1971.Read more "“Door to Hell” in Turkmenistan"
The loss of darkness can harm individual organisms and perturb interspecies interactions, potentially causing lasting damage to life on our planet.Read more "The vanishing of dark sky and its corollary to the ecosystem"
In mating season, the male Costa’s hummingbirds often use their colorful changing feathers to attract the female hummingbirds.Read more "Hummingbirds use good lighting to dazzle potential mates"
When the lights are turned on, the light glows through the gaps and highlights the vein-like structure of the piece.Read more "Glowing indoor forest made from paper"
French artist Julien Nonnon is aiming to raise awareness of the possible disappearance of animals native to mountainous regions by projecting images of endangered species onto vast alpine cliff-faces.Read more "Crying Animal raises awareness for endangered animals protection"
The site-specific installation uses sensors and LED lights to show where the water will flow during storm surges if the Earth’s temperature continues to rise.Read more "Lines of light mark inevitable sea level rise from climate change"