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September 27, 2016
Storm clouds hover above the Washington monument in Washington D.C., U.S., August 15, 2016. Picture taken August 15, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo
Washington Monument closed indefinitely for elevator system overhaul
September 27, 2016 - 10:34am
August 25, 2016
President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S. after visiting flood damage area in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 23, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Obama creates new national monument in Maine forest
August 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
June 12, 2016
Light pollution now blots out the Milky Way for eight in ten Americans. Bright areas on this map show where the sky glow from artificial lighting blots out the stars and constellations. An international team of researchers has released the new World Atlas of Artificial Sky Brightness, in a paper published in Science Advances. Credit: Falchi et al., Science Advances; Jakob Grothe/National Park Service, Matthew Price/CIRES and CU-Boulder.
New study shows extent of light pollution across night sky
June 12, 2016 - 4:29pm