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The first recorded use of street lighting was in Antioch in ancient Greece in the 4th century. 01:33
By the 1960s, most homes had electric lighting. This spurred a rise in higher education, technological breakthroughs, and other advancements. 03:20
Light pollution causes ecosystem problems. 04:00