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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
- 57 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 Beautiful Aurora in Time-Lapse HD
Science & Tech  (tags: Aurora, northern lights, space, science, environment, astronomy, interesting, scientists, technology )

Cheryl
- 755 days ago - myopinionsowned.blogspot.com
This video is a time-lapse video of the Aurora. It's in HD and it's so pretty. One of Earthly Beauty!
Video of X2.2 Solar Flare.
Science & Tech  (tags: sun, earth, northern lights, solar flare )

Ralph R
- 1404 days ago - solarcycle24.com
This was the first X class flare of Solar Cycle 24 and could produce some really spectacular skies over the Poles in the next few days.
The Curious Phenomenon of the New Northern Lights: Optical Illusion Caused By Ice Crystals in the Yorkshire Night Sky
Science & Tech  (tags: Northern Lights, science )

Anna
- 1423 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
To the left are the lights of Holmfirth, to the right a TV transmitter glows. But between these man-made creations, Mother Nature has put on a show which outshines them both.Dwarfing the Emley Moor transmitter - at 1,083 feet, the UK's tallest free-standi
Plasma Eruption on Sun Causes Spectacular Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, northern lights, sun, arcticastronomy )

Michelle
- 1563 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In shimmering, rippling waves of green, Mother Nature's most spectacular show lights up the night sky.Captured in the Arctic Circle above the still waters of a lake, it is an undeniably awe-inspiring display.The haunting beauty of the Northern Lights
Northern Lights Energy Source Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, scientists, northern lights, energy )

Patricia
- 2565 days ago - cbsnews.com
Scientists think they have discovered the energy source of the auroras borealis, the spectacular displays seen in the upper latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. New data from NASA's Thermis mission..
Revealed: Magnetic Force Which Creates the Spectacle of the Northern Lights
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, science, Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis, magnetism )

Rosie
- 2565 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.
Massive Magnetic Ropes Found to Connect Earth to the Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: magnetic, rope, connect, earth, sun, northern lights, spacecraft, discovery, finding, eruption, power, source )

Jean
- 2566 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
NASA spacecraft have made some fascinating discoveries as they attempted to reveal the power source of the Northern Lights' incredible substorms. Several important findings about the spectacular eruptions and the surprising source of their power are now s
   

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