The Big Picture: Los Angeles' light pollution, as seen from space

What you see above is a stunning image of California (and surrounding areas), captured from space by astronaut Scott Kelly. But what quickly stands out is Los Angeles, with its bright lights shining through and morphing into one massive, glowing spot. As Quartz points out, this shows the city’s massive light pollution problem — which, in the past, has been subject to countless research pieces and even a Kickstarter book/video series. City of Angels? More like City of Lights.

Via: Quartz

Source: Scott Kelly (Twitter)

Source: Engadget - Read the full article here

Author: Daily Tech Whip

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