Morgenröte

Als Morgenröte (oder Morgenrot) wird die rötliche Färbung des Osthimmels bezeichnet, die etwa eine dreiviertel- bis halbe Stunde vor dem Sonnenaufgang eintritt. Sie kann je nach Bewölkung, geografischer Position und dem Aerosolgehalt (Schwebeteilchen) der Luft auch noch später bei nicht zu hohem Sonnenstand zu sehen sein. Orange oder violette Farbtöne sind ebenfalls möglich. …  Weiterlesen

Fattening Darkness: The dark side of artificial light.

When it comes to weight management, the timing of dining is pivotal, at least in rodents, food proved especially fattening when consumed at the wrong time of day, according to a study made by the Ohio State University in Columbus.As nocturnal animals, mice normally play and forage at night, often in complete darkness. With even dim chronic illumination of their night time environment, the animals’ hormonal dinner bells rang at the wrong time.Therefore, the mice began eating most of their chow during what should have been their rest period. The result: They fattened up and developed diminished blood-sugar control.  Weiterlesen

Stockholm in the morning

at the moment, means today, the sun rises in Stockholm at 7:46 in the morning and sets at 17:17 – that means there are 9hours 31min and 44 seconds of daylight. Compared to Hamburg, where we have sunrise at 8:03 and sunset at 18:05, Stockholm has 30 minutes and 38 seconds less daylight.

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