Video: What are the northern lights?

What are the northern lights? (video)
Credit: The American Chemical Society

Every winter, thousands of tourists head north hoping to catch a glimpse of the luminous auroras dancing in the sky.

In this episode of Reactions, we're sharing tips on how to increase your chances of seeing one and breaking down the behind the colors of this awe-inspiring wonder:


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May 31, 2019
A poorly timed article as we are entering a period of extremely quiet Sun. There may be some CME but not like active Sun periods. Study mukluk making instead. Solar MINIMUM approaches.

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