News tagged with northern lights

Sending a rocket through the northern lights

The combination of American electron clouds and Norwegian northern lights spells trouble for navigation and communication in the Northern regions. The ICI4 rocket will provide knowledge that can help us predict the weather ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Image: Sounding rockets launch into an aurora

The interaction of solar winds and Earth's atmosphere produces northern lights, or auroras, that dance across the night sky and mesmerize the casual observer. However, to scientists this interaction is more than a light display. ...

dateJan 28, 2015 in Space Exploration
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