NASA Says It Caused Otherworldly Lights In the Arctic Circle
A NASA rocket launch mission that painted the Arctic sky was compared to an “alien attack.”
Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC
The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.
‘Steve' Is a Radiant Purple Sky Ribbon That Defies Explanation
A new study confirms that Steve is not generated by particle precipitation. So what is powering this skyglow?
You Should Probably Definitely Go See Aurora in NYC This November
The ethereal Scandi pop pixie is playing her biggest NYC show yet.
Sound and Gravity Waves Combine to Heat Jupiter's Great Red Spot
The upper atmospheres of gas giants are unaccountably hot. Jupiter’s Great Red Spot may be the key to understanding why.
A Colorful Cosmic Installation Celebrates the Royal Astronomical Society's 200th
Jessica Lloyd-Jones and Ant Dickinson bring the wonders of the galaxy to a Welsh festival.
The Nine Space Gadgets NASA’s Juno Orbiter Is Using to Study Jupiter
Magnetometers, cameras, and spectrographs, oh my!
DARPA's Vertical Takeoff/Landing X-Plane Takes Its First Flight
At 20 percent scale.
Amateur Astronomers Are Sharing the Brilliant Arctic Aurora With the World
Why Canada's Arctic has the world's best Northern Lights
Aurora: "Without Darkness the World Would Be Boring and Life Would Be Very Flat"
The Norwegian's songs have accrued millions of plays and today she releases her debut LP. We meet the 20-year-old singer in London to find there's a ton more weird to her than meets the eye.
A Robotic Ceiling Sets the Precedent for AI Architecture
In ‘Aurora,’ architect and interaction designer Behnaz Farahi imagines a future of sensory spaces.
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2015 Was the Year the Literary Versus Genre War Ended
Here are 11 great books that showed how the decades-old "literary or genre" question is now history.