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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.
Feb 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
This week, the eye in the sky shows us massive fires in Australia, thunderstorms over the Amazon and a military buildup on the Iraq-Iran border. Plus: Let's launch a rocket into the northern lights.
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!
Dec 20, 2013 04:15 PM ET // Christina Reed
Celebrate the arrival of winter solstice with some spectacular photographs capturing the interactions between our sun and the planet we call home.
Dec 12, 2013 08:30 AM ET // Nina Sen, Contributor
The Northern Lights flash above a farmhouse in Maine in this jaw-dropping photo.
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.