4 Sources of Campground Light Pollution

4 Sources of Campground Light Pollution

One of the great benefits of camping is taking a break from all the bright lights at night. We usually seek out a place that’s far from town, which also means less light pollution and more starlight. Putting distance between us and glaring lights is one of the...
Melatonin and Sleep: Too Little and Too Much Light

Melatonin and Sleep: Too Little and Too Much Light

In the Arizona desert, the doves are the first to announce that night is coming to an end. I heard them this morning while the sky was still dark, and it made me wonder if this sound triggers the onset of cortisol that is supposed to wake me up each morning. Our...
Episode 42- Skyglow Project with Harun Mehmedinovic

Episode 42- Skyglow Project with Harun Mehmedinovic

Harun Memedinovic is one of the founders of Skyglow Project. In this episode, we chat about our shared love for dark sky advocacy and how Harun uses his photography skills to bring attention to the issue of light pollution, or skyglow. Harun is an award-winning...
7 Tips for Stargazing with Grandparents

7 Tips for Stargazing with Grandparents

Not many people have the privilege of growing up with great-grandparents in their lives as I did. I had four of them living nearby until the end of my teen years, plus my grandparents. My Grandma Joyce stayed with me until I was 40 and loved my kids into their teen...