Friday, July 24, 2009

The earth at night... a blaze of light

Well, in Japan, Western Europe and the eastern United States it is.

But not in many other places.

Click to see a really big version of the earth at night from space:

And wonder... about the needless electricity some of us use, and many more of us can't. And much more besides.

On looking at this my 5 year old son told me that he is going to go to the moon.

He could well.

The full set of NASA night shots are here - some of the files are very detailed and very big.

HT: Charter Cities Blog