Redefining what it means to be a hotel on the water, Svart by architectural firm Snøhetta is an energy-positive circular structure hovering above the frigid fjord at the foot of Norway’s Svartisen glacier. Unusual in both its shape and positioning, the new hotel will be the world’s first ‘Powerhouse’ hotel in the Arctic circle, producing …
Photographer William Briscoe captured this awe-inspiring 8K 360º time-lapse footage of the super blue blood moon as the aurora borealis danced in the skies outside of Fairbanks, Alaska back on 1/31/18. Crank the resolution as high as you can, and scan the skies for the moon.
With the aim of making the best possible use of existing satellites, ESA and Canada have made a deal that turns Swarm into a four-satellite mission to shed even more light on space weather and features such as the aurora borealis.
These Northern Light ‘rainbows’ have turned the sky greener than the Earth below. Vitaly Istomin, 26, spent several nights in freezing conditions under the stars in northern Russia’s Khibiny Mountains to capture the Aurora’s ‘rainbows’ overhead. (Caters News)
The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis. The Vikings thought it was a road to the Gods, but we now know exactly what those beautiful lights actually are.
No matter how bad things got over the past year there was still a little part of me that was able to deny reality, to imagine that this was some illusion or temporary blip. Even though I knew deep in my heart that it was all happening, I took comfort in the occasional recourse of […]
The sky can provide many delights to passengers. Shooting stars, Aurora Borealis sightings and gorgeous sunsets are a delight from 33,000 feet – but not missile sightings. A recent Cathay Pacific Flight from Hong Kong to San Francisco witnessed something very few others have, a ballistic missile. Show More Summary
This is a video captured by Youtuber Aurora Borealis (LIVE!) while live-streaming the Northern Lights of a meteor that briefly turns the night sky as bright as day. In his own words while I imagine how pissed I'd be if that woke me up and I couldn't fall back asleep. Show More Summary
A livecam meant to watch the northern lights also catches the daytime-bright arrival of a meteor coming in for a landing.
Skye, Scotland, is known for its rugged landscape and medieval castles. It's also far enough north in latitude to be graced with the aurora borealis frequently in the winter months.
One look at the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) and you're destined for a speechless moment. For night sky photographers, the northern lights represent an amazing photo opportunity. For others, it's simply a must-see for those who enjoy night skies and star-gazing. The post Finding & Photographing the Northern Lights appeared first on Loaded Landscapes.
Everybody should see the Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, at least once in their lifetime. There’s nothing quite like the experience of rugging up in the middle of the night, looking up to the sky hoping to see...Show More Summary
The aurora borealis, also known as the “northern lights,” is another telltale sign fall is here with its longer nights.
The spectacular aurora borealis, or the "northern lights," over Canada is sighted from the International Space Station near the highest point of its orbital path. The station's main solar arrays are seen in the left foreground.
The Valkyrior, the “Dance of the Spirits,” polar lights, Goddess of the dawn, the mythical firefoxes of Lapland, the Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis. By any name, Aurora has intrigued, scared, excited, and fascinated humans since the dawn of time. Show More Summary
Humans are huge fans of the Aurora Borealis but huge mammals may not be Northern Lights lovers. A new study of an unusual number of beached sperm whales during a short period in 2016 is pointing a finger skyward towards the sun and some massive solar flares that may have disrupted the navigational abilities of... Read more »
A new study argues that large solar storms disrupt the magnetic field that whales use to navigate.
Now’s the perfect time to get up close and personal with the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are a natural phenomenon that light up the night sky most notably in the Arctic region. The dazzling spectacle – akin to a free laser show – is a hypnotic dance of...
Long before all the high-tech lighting effects and lasers, Mother Nature has been putting on a light show of her own - and it's spectacular. The aurora borealis - often referred to as the northern lights - is a celestial display of brightly colored lights shimmering and rippling across the night sky. Show More Summary
Taken 250 miles (402 km) above Earth and at a speed of 17,500 mph (28,164 km/h), this stunning timelapse video of the aurora borealis was tweeted by Nasa astronaut Jack Fischer from the International Space Station. Fischer shared his enthusiasm online: ‘People have asked me what a ‘burrito of awesomeness smothered in awesome sauce’ is... Show More Summary