Photo of the day

Sam B. was kind enough to send me a link to this very cool NPR visual story about the fracking boom in North Dakota and the visual impact on the night sky.  You wouldn’t think you’d see this much light in ND at night, but that’s what a giant fracking operation gets you:

A drilling area in North Dakota can be seen in this nighttime image of the United States.

Illustration by NPR/NASA

Lots more cool photos and videos at the link.

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Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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