Scientist award for light pollution work

Image of the city of Cetinje in Montenegro. Credit: Google maps - Mirko Popovic

CALAR Alto Observatory-based scientist David Galadi has received the International Dark Sky Association Hoag-Robinson award for his work on combatting light pollution and on raising awareness about the issue among administrations, politicians and companies

The recognition is one of the prizes given to “groups or individuals committed to the mission of preserving and protecting the night”, the Spanish Astronomy Association commented.


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