From Blue to Black Marble - Visualizing Artificial Light at Night

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

  • Location:Jacobs North, Room 1931
    1 MetroTech Center, 19th Floor

    Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Contact:Department of Technology, Culture and Society

Technology and Society Lecture Series presents:

From Blue to Black Marble: Visualizing Artificial Light at Night

Sara B. Pritchard
Department of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University


Sara B. Pritchard Biography

Sara Pritchard is a historian of technology, environmental historian, and Associate Professor in the Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University. She will be presenting material from her second book project, From Blue to Black Marble: Knowing Light Pollution in the Anthropocene, which explores how different scientific communities have studied artificial light at night and specifically environmental light pollution since the 1970s. This research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation as well as Cornell's Society for the Humanities and Institute for the Social Sciences.

Free admission

Reception to follow the lecture.