Mass star-spotting experiment to investigate light pollution in Sweden

Street lamps, illuminated signs and buildings – lights at night improve safety and make cities more attractive, but have also been shown to have negative effects for humans and animals. The more light there is, the fewer stars you can see in the night sky. In this year’s mass experiment, more than 11,000 pupils, families and other members of the public will help scientists measure light pollution by counting stars in the sky.

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11 000 elever räknar stjärnor i nytt forskningsprojekt

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Kan en enkel hushållsrulle fungera lika bra för att kartlägga ljusföroreningar som toppmoderna satelliter? Nu startar ForskarFredags massexperiment Stjärnförsöket där alla som vill kan vara med och räkna stjärnor på himlen tillsammans med forskare för att möta ett växande globalt miljöproblem.

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Sparking interest in science: European Researchers’ Night celebrated across Sweden

Researchers in 29 Swedish cities shared their passion for research and science at this year’s European Researchers’ Night celebrations. The annual Europe-wide science festival, in 2018 held on 28 & 29 September, featured activities in over 370 cities in Europe.

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Showcasing science in action – European Researchers’ Night set to inspire and amaze in 28 Swedish cities

Two days of exploration and discovery await visitors in 28 cities across Sweden at this year’s European Researchers’ Night on 28 and 29 September. Part of Europe’s largest science festival, members of public and pupils are invited to find out more about the amazing research that is transforming our everyday lives – and meet the researchers behind it.

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