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Nature: time to turn off the lights

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29Apr 2011

NATURE Time to turn off the lights


The first Nature Journal of 2009 includes an editorial and several articles on the International Year of Astronomy (Nature vol. 457, issue 7225, 1 January 2009). Among them, the article “Time to turn off the lights” by Malcolm Smith (AURA, President IAU Division XII). Malcolm Smith is also member of the Starlight Initiative Scientific Committee.




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