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Decreased cloudiness over the eastern Pacific isn’t the only thing trimming Earth’s reflectance, or albedo, says Shiv Priyam Raghuraman, an atmospheric scientist at Princeton University.Earth is reflecting less light. It’s not clear if that’s a trend|Sid Perkins|October 14, 2021|Science News
Dark roads, roofs and other building materials also have a lower albedo, meaning they reflect less sunlight.Explainer: Urban heat islands and how to cool them|Bethany Brookshire|August 19, 2021|Science News For Students
This lowers their albedo — how much light they reflect — which can cause melting.Explainer: What are aerosols?|Ellie Broadman|February 18, 2021|Science News For Students
Tar and asphalt have a low albedo, absorbing the sun’s light, mostly as heat.Can wildfires cool the climate?|Ellie Broadman|February 18, 2021|Science News For Students
For the study, published Monday in Nature Astronomy, scientists used images collected by Hayabusa-2 to parse the rock’s albedo—or reflective properties—to uncover clues to the asteroid’s cosmic mashup.Bright rocks on Ryugu reveal the asteroid’s violent past|Paola Rosa-Aquino|September 25, 2020|Popular-Science
There are other metals with a higher albedo, but none that give a richer effect.The Misplaced Battleship|Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
The electron telescope could detect its larger planets, especially a gas-giant fifth-orbit world of high albedo.This World Is Taboo|Murray Leinster
If anything of the right size shows up, decelerate until we can get mass and albedo measurements.
If the asteroid's albedo matched it, that would be one piece of evidence.
Its "albedo," in other words, is 0·17, which is precisely that ascribed to the moon.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke