Feb 9

Teaching materials

This didactic unit on the Cities at Night citizen science project aims to generate social awareness about the problem of light pollution, bring scientific research closer to schools and of course encourage young people to participate in our project. This teaching material will allow you to work in the classroom with high school students with […]

Feb 7

Unidad didáctica

La unidad didáctica sobre el proyecto de ciencia ciudadana Cities at Night tiene como objetivos generar conciencia social sobre el problema de la contaminación lumínica, acercar la investigación científica al los centros de enseñanza y por supuesto animar a los jóvenes a participar en nuestro proyecto. Esta unidad es una propuesta para trabajar en el […]

May 17

Crowdfunding campaign

Cities at Night, the European project STARS4ALL initiative, is creating a ‘Google maps’ nocturnal version using pictures taken from space. More than 17000 volunteers have classified, located and georeferenciated night pictures taken by astronauts onboard the International Space Station to create the first high resolution night color map. The citizen science project, initially designed on […]

Mar 10

Can you see your home at night from the space?

Night pictures by astronaut Thomas Pesquet What would you do if you could see all the landscapes of the world? French astronaut Thomas Pesquet can’t stop taking pictures of the Earth from the International Space Station (ISS). His skills are so good we couldn’t resist gathering all his night pictures of cities published on Twitter so far. […]

Jul 13

Our Webpage history

Cities at Night has recently changed its look, but we wouldn’t be here without our previous webpage. Do you miss it? You can check it here:   We are really thankfull to all the people that helped with it. Specially to our translators: Rafaella Marino (UCM) – Italian Alexandre Bouquin (UCM) – French and Japanese […]

May 25

Win a trip to see northern lights

European students have the opportunity to participate in astronomical experiences, supervised by astrophysicists and other researchers. Participants will have to correctly locate nocturnal images of various cities taken from the station with Lost at Night application. The contest winners will join the project Route of the Stars at Teide Observatory (Institute of Astrophysics of the […]

Feb 22

Cities at Night joins Stars4all

We are now part of STARS4ALL whose objective is to encourage citizens to care and preserve the darkness of european skies beyond 2015, the International Year of the Light. The initiative collects ideas for more advanced lighting guidelines and supports the development of sustainable lighting concepts. STARS4ALL is developing and creating create games for citizen […]