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Explosive Aurora: What Causes The Strobe Light Effect?
Science & Tech  (tags: Aurora borealis, Aurora Australis, astronomy, design, discovery, energy, environment, history, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Fiona
- 31 days ago - livescience.com
A team from the University of Tokyo and Japan's Institute of Polar Research spent three years taking high-speed video of the aurora borealis. They were looking for pictures of "explosive auroras,"
The Science Behind the Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights, sun spots, sun flares, coronal mass ejections, molecular nitrogen, oxygen )

Lynn
- 1059 days ago - cbc.ca
The northern lights are caused by the collision of charged particles with molecules in our atmosphere. These collisions release energy in the form of light, which we see in the sky.
The Aurora Seen From Space [PICS]
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, nasa, Aurora borealis, pictures )

Andi
- 3028 days ago - environmentalgraffiti.com
If you thought Aurorae were spectacular on Earth, check out these pictures of amazing light shows from space.
Images: NASA Uncovers Secret of the Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, TechRepublic Inc, Network Technology, networking, CNET News.com, news, Aurora borealis )

Cat
- 3325 days ago - content.techrepublic.com.com
The sky over Canada is blazing. Nature in one of its outstanding representations. Worth watching.
Revealed: Magnetic Force Which Creates the Spectacle of the Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, science, Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis, magnetism )

Rosie
- 3568 days ago - news.independent.co.uk
Magnetic "ropes" tying the Earth to the Sun have been discovered by Nasa scientists exploring the mysterious energy that powers the spectacular displays of Northern Lights which illuminate the night sky over the Arctic region.
   

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