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24 Of The Best Astrophotos Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.29.2014 | Science

Don't get us wrong. Space-based telescopes like Hubble and Spitzer brought us absolutely stunning images of deep space this year. But some of the ...

Take A Tour Of The Best Photos Of Earth From Space

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.26.2014 | Science

It doesn't get any more awesome than this. A new time-lapse video from the European Space Agency (above) lets you look back at six months of photos...

WATCH: A Lesbian Love Story From The Future

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.28.2014 | Gay Voices

"AURORAS" is a short, science fiction film by Niles Heckman currently in production that explores issues of separation and love between two women. ...

Institute Issues Northern Lights Forecast

AP | Posted 08.22.2013 | Science

FAIRBANKS, Alaska -- The Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is forecasting strong auroras visible in northern Alaska and part...

Telescope Spies Strange 'Red Arcs' In Sky

Posted 04.02.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/02/2013 11:45 AM EDT on LiveScience Glowing red arcs invisible to the naked eye ha...

WATCH: Comet, Northern Lights Do Dazzling Dance

Posted 03.28.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/27/2013 12:05 PM EDT on SPACE.com The northern lights and a bright comet dance together over the Scandinavian Arctic in...

LOOK: Amazing Aurora Photos

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2013 | Science

Travelers from around the world come to the far North to witness the northern lights in person. But if that's too much trouble, the Canadian Space Age...

Faint Signals Reveal Secrets Of Failed Stars

Posted 01.31.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 01/31/2013 07:02 AM EST on SPACE.com Failed stars can emit detectable radio waves at much cooler temperatures th...

Huge Solar Blast May Boost Northern Lights This Week

Posted 01.15.2013 | Science

By: Space.com, staff Published: 01/14/2013 05:09 PM EST on SPACE.com A huge sun eruption on Sunday (Jan. 13) unleashed a wave of solar plasma ai...

THIS WEEKEND: Solar Flares May Amp Up Northern Lights

Posted 07.13.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 07/13/2012 12:01 PM EDT on SPACE.com A massive solar eruption may trigger an exceptional weekend northern lights displa...

Fast-Motion Art Of The Sky

Posted 02.13.2012 | Arts

Most of the artwork we feature on HuffPost Arts is created by, well, human beings, but sometimes the most dazzling visuals are beyond our control. We ...

WATCH: January's Northern Lights Dazzle In Real Time

Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

After January's solar storm, residents of the Northern Hemisphere were treated to an especially dazzling performance of the northern lights. The s...

PHOTOS: A Big Northern Lights Show For Norway

Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

On Tuesday night, a solar storm created an impressive showing of the northern lights, dazzling residents of the world's northern latitudes. The par...

The Best Aurora Pictures Of 2011

Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

Have you ever seen the northern (or southern) lights? Auroras are part of a natural phenomenon that occurs at far northern and southern latitudes. ...