The previous nights were the occasion to see the Perseid meteor shower. It was also the Nuits des Etoiles in France, where hundreds of events are organized to allow people to watch stars and (re)discover the sky and stars above our heads.
As you perhaps know, I am quite an astronomy fan and I believe it is very sad that the skies aren’t dark anymore. So when Grist published an article about a cute animation on that very topic I knew I had to share it with you.
Borrowed light by Olivia Huynh made me wish for a darker sky and to be able again to enjoy the marvels of the stars, galaxies and nebulae.
Without further ado, here is that really cute and lovely animation :
Borrowed Light from Olivia Huynh on Vimeo.
After such a beautiful animation, you might read that article from TreeHugger : Darkness is a natural resource and it is almost gone