Daylight

is enlightenment

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When Man steals night from nature

The Stechlinsee in the German region of Brandenburg, is one of the darkest places in Europe. It is there that researchers are investigating how light pollution is interfering with entire ecosystems...

By Esther Göbel

http://www.sueddeutsche.de/

That's how long it takes light to reach the Earth.

Light takes around 8 minutes and 20 seconds to travel from the sun to earth. It takes this long because the Earth is approximately 149.6 million kilometres from the sun. Even at light speed (almost 300,000 kilometres per second), this distance cannot be covered any quicker.

https://www.wissen.de/

Even the sun makes music

In 2010, researchers found out that the magnetic field of the sun generates huge magnetic loops which vibrate much like a guitar string or a flute. The atmosphere of the sun is therefore constantly exposed to it.

There is an example of the sound on YouTube

https://absolutrelax.de/

Colour temperature

Colour temperature is a measure for quantifying the colour impression of a light source.

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tageslicht

555 nm

The maximum daylight occurs at a light wavelength of around 555 nm.

6500 K

Light sources at between 5300 and 6500 K are said to be “daylight lamps”.

61.5 %

of all burglaries occur in daylight.

8:20 min

is how long it takes for light to travel from the sun to Earth

10,000

Effective: Light shower with 10,000 lux per half hour.

15%

Daylight can increase your chidlren's capacity to learn by up to 15%.

90%

of our time is spent indoors.

225 h

average sunshine hours per month in Germany

What is daylight

Daylight is the – visible – light of the sun(sunlight) or the sunshine seen from sunrise until sunset, i.e. the natural light of a bright day.

https://en.wikipedia.org/

Einstein was a lover of light

“I WOULD LIKE TO SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE THINKING ABOUT WHAT LIGHT IS.”

- Albert Einstein