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solar storms

Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC

The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.
Becky Ferreira
3.22.19
auroras

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.
Becky Ferreira
1.29.19
steve

‘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?
Becky Ferreira
8.21.18
Horizon Zero Dawn

'Horizon Zero Dawn' Is the Young Adult Novel I’ve Always Wanted to Play

Aloy’s world is very reminiscent of scenes from 'The Hunger Games' and other literature—and this is a good thing.
Alex Meehan
3.12.17
Noisey News

Allan Kingdom Remixed Lil Yachty’s “Minnesota” and The Result Is Icy

The Minnesota rapper represents his home state on the reworked track.
Lauren O'Neill
1.3.17
northern lights

Space Weather Watch: Keep an Eye Out for Aurora

Nothing to worry about—except for a cool light show if you live up North.
Samantha Cole
12.8.16
Stuff

Andrew W.K. on Keeping Your Cool

In the times you feel like lashing out, don't. There may be a reward in store.
Andrew W.K.
12.7.16
Art

Laser Lights Bring the Aurora Borealis Anywhere on Earth

The Northern Lights fly south, thanks to Swiss artist Dan Acher's luminous outdoor light show.
Beckett Mufson
12.6.16
Travel

This Couple’s RV Road Trip Shows Off Nature at Its Best

"The highlight? Almost everything in between the highlights."
Stephanie Foden
11.13.16
smirnoff sound collective

Watch Zeds Dead Explain Why DIY Mentality Is So Vital to Their New Album

The Toronto duo explain the origins of their artistic lineage in this new mini-documentary.
Presented by Smirnoff Sound Collective
10.4.16
nasa

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.
Becky Ferreira
7.27.16
thump news

Zeds Dead and Diplo Team Up on Roaring New Track “Blame”

The Elliphant-featuring song is one many collaborations on the Canadian dubstep duo's forthcoming debut album.
Krystal Rodriguez
7.14.16
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