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“Aurora”

Mar 23, 2016 02:16 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Powerful solar storms are the engine behind the intense X-ray auroras seen at Jupiter.
Mar 22, 2016 01:26 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's notoriously hard to figure out where auroras occur at any given time -- now scientists have turned to the public for help.
Jan 29, 2016 03:10 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What will the NASA spacecraft do when it reaches Jupiter this year?
Jan 27, 2016 04:44 PM ET // Jason Major
Although its job is to search for powerful energies emanated by distant cosmic objects, a space observatory recently turned its eye toward Earth and saw our home planet's aurora glowing brightly with powerful X-rays.
Dec 28, 2015 04:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
You can say what you like about our nearest star, but as this latest solar eruption proves, it certainly has impeccable timing.
Dec 18, 2015 12:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the Arctic descends into 24 hour darkness, a strange iridescent phenomena popped up over a Norwegian town.
Nov 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Where can you catch a light show in the solar system? Here are some of the locations where we have seen auroras.
Jul 29, 2015 03:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, astronomers have detected an aurora erupting beyond the solar system, giving us a profound glimpse at the magnetism surrounding a brown dwarf, or 'failed star.'
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