LED streetlamp aims to improve public’s view of stars

_67244300_lampsThe BBC reports that “Researchers believe they have come up with a new type of LED-powered streetlamp that could radically reduce light pollution.”

Potentially this work will allow streetlights to be accurately directed onto the area the light is required and have zero light spilling outside that area. The key will be convincing local government that it’s worthwhile investing in these technologies to save money in the longer term.

The full article is at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22292129

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