Articles Tagged ‘aurora borealis’

Postcard Perfect: Aurora Borealis Above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska

Postcard Perfect: Aurora Borealis Above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska June 25, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
This spectacular image of the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) was captured on the Eilson Air Force Base in Bear Lake, Alaska.

Slideshow: The Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland

Slideshow: The Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland June 21, 2012 | Featured | Read More
Aurora borealis, or the northern lights, is a phenomenon that occurs at very high latitude around the Arctic circle. Named for the Aurora (the Roman goddess of the dawn) and Boreas (the Greek term for the northern wind) the lights can only be seen after dark. You can spot the spectacular light show throughout...

Neon Skies and Flaming Chunks: Northern Lights, Meteor Showers and Star Gazing around the World

Neon Skies and Flaming Chunks: Northern Lights, Meteor Showers and Star Gazing around the World October 26, 2010 | Featured, Offbeat | Read More
When we travel, we spend a lot of time staring. At maps. At things in museums (things that are “educational” and “cultural” and “old”). At natural phenomena like rocks and trees and bugs (different from the rocks and trees and bugs you normally see). At the signage...

Canadian Space Agency Now Streaming Live Footage Of Northern Lights

Canadian Space Agency Now Streaming Live Footage Of Northern Lights September 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
It’s fascinating, the role the Internet is playing in bringing things that were once considered unreachable right into our homes (or Wi-Fi-enabled cafes). I’ve explored some of these, like a virtual tour of Paris and, in this post, Google Ski-run views and audio/video along the Trans-Siberian...