Scientists Solve the Mystery of Why the Northern and Southern Lights Don't Match
A leading explanation for the different patterns seen in Earth’s northern and southern auroras has been ruled out.
Astronomers Found a Rogue Planet 12 Times the Mass of Jupiter
It's the first time a rogue planet has been discovered from its radio emissions and points to a promising new method for exoplanet discovery.
Space Weather Watch: Keep an Eye Out for Aurora
Nothing to worry about—except for a cool light show if you live up North.
Watch Earth’s Auroras From Space in 4K Resolution
Experience thunderstorms and auroras from the perspective of ISS astronauts.
See Jupiter’s Northern Lights at the Height of a Solar Storm
Exploring the relationship between planets’ magnetospheres and solar winds could ultimately help identify habitable exoplanets.
NASA Probes Giant Magnetic Explosions Around Earth
Nine months after launch, NASA’s MMS probes return "promising initial results."
On Mars, a Brilliant Blue Aurora Colors the Night Sky
Mars may be a long way from home, but its aurora offers a touch of Earth.
Saturn Has Auroras Too, and They're Beautiful
Better yet, the images are helping scientists understand how outbursts from the Sun interact with the ringed planet.
Amy Shira Teitel