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Colliding Auroras Produce an Explosion of Light, UCLA Scientists Report

December 17, 2009

Aurora Borealis Over Sondrestrom A network of ground-based cameras deployed around the arctic in support of NASA's Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS) mission has made a startling discovery about the aurora borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights. Credit: Craig J. Heinselman Full Story

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