aurora borealis

A Continent Ablaze in Auroral and Manmade Light

http://youtu.be/cMQ5Z3tVytc Video Caption: Up the East Coast of North America. Credit: NASA The North American continent is literally set ablaze…

12 years ago

Solar Storm Sparks Stunning Aurora

The Earth-directed solar storm we alerted readers to this week has hit, with reports of auroral activity in Russia, Denmark,…

13 years ago

Aurora Alert for September 26 and 27!

[/caption] Skywatchers in northern Europe are already seeing some aurora activity as a strong-to-severe geomagnetic storm is in progress, according…

13 years ago

How Does the Aurora Borealis Form?

Seeing the Northern or Southern Lights is an awe-inspiring experience, but do you know the science behind their beauty? This…

13 years ago

Real-time Observatory Captures Stunning Recent Auroras

[/caption] The online observatory AuroraMAX, which offers live-streaming views of Canada’s northern lights, has seen an uptick in recent aurora…

13 years ago

Breathtaking Recent Aurora Images from Earth and Space

[/caption] With the Sun's activity increasing just a bit, sky watchers have witnessed an uptick in aurorae, especially northern observers.…

14 years ago

Watch the Aurora Borealis Live via Webcam

[/caption] If you’ve even seen the Aurora Borealis live, you know how awe-inspiring it can be. But if you live…

14 years ago

The Northern and Southern Lights – What is an Aurora?

For many people around the world the ability to see the Aurora Borealis or Aurora Australis is a rare treat.…

14 years ago

Colliding Auroras Create Explosions

Scientists recently discovered something about auroras they never knew before. "Our jaws dropped when we saw the movies for the…

15 years ago