Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Great Regulars: Dark and starry skies have been a source

of inspiration for artists, philosophers, scientists and poets for millennia. When we contemplate the night sky we also pause to consider how small we are in the face of such vastness and depth, and the blackness of a truly dark night gives us that slightest frisson of discomfort as we feel the power of nature pressing in around us.

from Andrew Motion: The Telegraph: more can be done to clear pollution


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