A photo of the Aurora borealis taken in Norway.
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April 13, 2013 A solar flare and ejection last Thursday is creating conditions for a display of the aurora borealis tonight, with the best viewing spots coming in the northern U.S.
The northern lights over Tromsoe, northern Norway, on Jan. 24, 2012.
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July 10, 2012 There have been folktales for centuries about sounds supposedly coming from the sky when an aurora borealis is lighting up the night. Now, scientists in Finland say they've recorded the noises. What they don't know yet, is what causes them.
That's the plane's wing, with the northern lights shining from above.
April 14, 2011 If you haven't seen it yet, and have 120 seconds to spare, we recommend watching SF to Paris In Two Minutes, a clever creation from entrepreneur/artist/photographer Nate Bolt.
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