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“aurora borealis”

Mar 18, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A solar eruption was strong enough make the Aurora Borealis much more dramatic than usual and was seen over a much wider area. See photos from the show on March 17.
Dec 23, 2014 11:38 AM ET
Science finally has an answer for why the Greek letter theta appears in the form of aurorae near the north and south poles.
Sep 5, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In recent weeks, the International Space Station crew have been treated some some mind-blowing auroral displays. Here are some of our favorite moments.
Aug 25, 2014 08:36 AM ET // Megan Gannon, News Editor
The northern lights illuminated the night sky near the Arctic Circle that could even be appreciated by astronauts living on the International Space Station.
Mar 3, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Nina Sen, Contributor
The northern lights dance in a breathtaking display over Sweden.
Feb 10, 2014 02:01 PM ET
The aurora borealis is the result of charged particles dancing across the upper atmosphere of our planet. Join Trace as he discusses why we should shoot rockets at auroras ... for science!
Oct 26, 2013 04:20 PM ET // Nina Sen, Contributor
A veteran night sky observer captures a mesmerizing image over Maine's Moosehead Lake.
Sep 3, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Discovery News
Get an inside look at the aurora borealis and find out more about this intense space weather.