The post read ’round the world

Monday’s post on the lights from the Bakken oil field being visible from space has taken on a life of its own.

Former colleague Bob Collins at Minnesota Public Radio was the first journalist to pick up the post. Then someone submitted it to Reddit, the popular link-sharing site, and the post subsequently showed up on news sites in the UK, China, and Romania.

And German TV news program, Focus, even put together this video segment:

At least, I think that’s what they’re talking about…

2 thoughts on “The post read ’round the world

  1. Congrats on your first global story. It’s a small world, after all.

  2. Congrats Ken – ominous music aside, they did a good job describing the footage and the oil field.