Discover the night

The International Dark Sky Week is an initiative of the Dark Sky to learn more about the effects of light pollution, and discover the night

Cities at Night Talks

This year we want Cities at Night to bring you 2 very interesting talks about the consequences of light pollution. It is an issue that many scientists are concerned about because research is showing its harmful potential.

Are you a sky-loving citizen, researcher, policy maker? Sign up for Cities at Night talks:

Dark Sky

Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel, light pollution expert. See more about Alejandro:

Measurements of Light Pollution in Human Health

Date: April 25th
Hour: 10:00 AM (Central European Time)
Languaje: English

The analysis of night images brings us different measurements that can relate exposure to light pollution to some diseases such as breast or prostate cancer.

The potential of remote sensing at night

Date: April 25th
Hour: 17:00 PM (Central European Time)
Languaje: English

Since 1992 we have high resolution data from the space shuttle about what is happening at Earth at Night. But was not until recently that a research explosion on this field have happened. But the true potentials still to come. See what we have available now and how it can evolve.


Leave us a message if you are interested in participating. The dates of the talks will be available very soon. Do you have any other questions or suggestions? Write us!