ionosphere

The Solar Eclipse Caused a Bow Wave in Earth’s Atmosphere

Scientists have long predicted that an eclipse can create a bow wave in the ionosphere. The August 2017 eclipse, called…

3 years ago

Rare Images of Red Sprites Captured at ESO

At the ESO's observatories located high in the Atacama Desert of Chile, amazing images of distant objects in the Universe are…

6 years ago

Solved: The Mystery of Earth’s Theta Aurora

The mystery of the northern lights – aurora - spans time beyond history and to cultures of both the southern…

6 years ago

NASA’s Independence Day Fireworks from Wallops Investigates Earth’s Global Daytime Dynamo Current

July 4 Morning Fireworks from NASA! A NASA Black Brant V Sounding Rocket launches in support of the Daytime Dynamo…

8 years ago

What Left These Spooky Trails in the Sky?

Ball lightning? Spectral orbs? Swamp gas? Early this morning, May 7, these eerie glowing trails were seen in the sky…

8 years ago

Cold Plasma Flourishes In Earth’s Upper Atmosphere

[/caption] Thousands of miles above Earth, space weather rules. Here storms of high-energy particles mix the atmosphere, create auroras, challenge…

9 years ago

Branson Wants to Fly Space Tourists into the Northern Lights

For his next big plan for the private space industry, Richard Branson is thinking up new ways to excite affluent…

13 years ago