Friday, May 27, 2022

Auroras

Listen to the sound of Aurora Borealis

The aurora borealis can be heard even when they can’t be seen.

A source of superfast electron rain discovered

The downpours can affect satellites and space travel.

Scientists observed another mechanism driving Saturn’s Auroras

The study is based on observations made with the W. M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea, Hawaiʻi Island.

North pole solar eclipse created changes in auroras in both of Earth’s hemispheres

Study shows the effects of an eclipse on Earth's upper atmosphere.

The mystery of Jupiter’s X-ray auroras finally solved

A decades-old mystery as to how Jupiter produces a spectacular burst of X-rays every few minutes.

Definitive evidence how auroras are formed

This challenging experiment required the measurement of the very small population of electrons.

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