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NASA Sounding Rocket Studies the Invisible Aurora

Charles Swenson | Posted 03.31.2015 | Science
Charles Swenson

The basic idea behind this flight was to launch a rocket into an active aurora and then deploy multiple sensors in mid-flight to do something that's never been done before.

Timelapse: 10 Incredible Nights Under the Northern Lights

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel

When it comes to bucket lists, seeing the Northern Lights normally sits pretty high up, but not everyone can find the time to trek far into the north to catch a glimpse. So with that in mind, we sent our roving timelapser, Joel Schat, to Yellowknife's Aurora Village to capture the stunning natural phenomena on camera.

Incredible Images of the Northern Lights

Claudine Williams | Posted 02.27.2015 | Travel
Claudine Williams

Here are some of the best images of the aurora borealis, captured in 2014.

The World's Best Adventure Holiday Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Ella Jameson

For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.

Norway Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous. Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.03.2014 | Green

Tens of thousands of images, taken during a 10,000-mile, five-month journey, make up this one time-lapse video capturing the most magical corners of N...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Jaw-Dropping Night Sky Photos Seem Too Beautiful To Be Real | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

There's nothing like a night sky full of bright stars to remind you of the vastness of the universe -- and the breathtaking beauty of Mother Nature.

The Far North, Part 2 -- The World's Northernmost University: Going Arctic on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The journey back is beautiful, the snow-white peaks, the dark black crags soaring in their tormented pinnacles, gentle table tops and massive boulders, all bathed in the light of the full moon. Make that two full moons.

WATCH: Dreamy Time-Lapse Of Northern Lights

Huffington Post | Matthew Rappaport | Posted 04.23.2014 | Science

Earth Day 2014 may be over, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop marveling at our amazing planet. From volcanic eruptions to powerful twisters to b...

Time Lapse Video of The Aurora Borealis Over Iceland Is Insane

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

You may have already seen this 2012 time-lapse video of Iceland, but dare we say this new video of the Northern lights over Iceland is even better? ...

This Is THE Best Way To See The Northern Lights

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel

Seventy four lucky plane passengers got the show of a lifetime this weekend, when they flew right through the Northern Lights near the Shetland Island...

The 10 Places on My Bucket List This Year (It Will Surprise You)

Paula Froelich | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

No, I haven't been everywhere, and some places I don't go to because I'm a conscientious objector (Zimbabwe, anyone?) but I can still dream. And plan. Because dictators, xenophobia and being broke wont last forever!

Churchill, Canada: Where the Northern Lights Delight

Karen Loftus | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Karen Loftus

It was an explosive, swirling and exuberant dance of vibrant light that filled the whole sky above us. The weary were suddenly awakened. What a welcome to Churchill!

LOOK: 7 Reminders That You're Capable Of Lighting Up The World

Posted 12.26.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Are We Dreaming?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel

No, you're not in a dream. This dazzling mountain is called Kirkjufell, and it really, truly exists. The mountain is near Grundarfjörður, a teens...

Study Says the Grand Canyon Will Make You Believe in God

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weird News

Want to challenge your unbelief in a higher power? According to a new study, you just need to visit the Grand Canyon or see the Northern Lights to sway your opinion on the big guy upstairs.

Ashley Woods

How To See The Northern Lights Without Flying To Iceland | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel

You don't have to fly to Iceland to see the Northern Lights. Just ask Shawn Malone. She's a photographer living in one of the northernmost parts of...

Terrible Cell Phone Reception? Blame The Sun

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.11.2013 | Science

Stop blaming AT&T and Verizon; all those dropped calls you’re experiencing may be coming from the sun. Eruptions of hot gas, called solar storms,...

LOOK: Northern Lights Surprise Colorado In Rare Appearance

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

As the name "Northern Lights" suggests, the best places to see them are, well, north in places like Greenland, Iceland and Sweden. But some early r...

WATCH: Dazzling Time-Lapse Spotlights Stars, Auroras, Storms

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.10.2013 | Science

If you live in a city, you're lucky if you can spot a handful of stars at night. Randy Halverson, a photographer who lives in South Dakota, can look u...

Iceland's Northern Lights, Demystified

Cynthia Ord | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Cynthia Ord

Iceland is one of the world's most accessible spots for viewing the northern lights, making it one of the country's top tourist attractions. So what is the best way to go about seeing the phenomenon?

Ashley Woods

WATCH: Northern Lights Captured In Incredible Timelapse | Ashley Woods | Posted 05.08.2013 | Detroit

When the flare of the Northern Lights brighten the night sky in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, photographer Shawn Malone is there to document it. Malo...

WATCH: Aurora Borealis Like You've Never Seen One Before

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.17.2013 | Science

Lots of people dream of seeing an aurora borealis, but few of us live near the Earth's poles -- where the celestial spectacle is most intense. But now...

WATCH: Comet, Northern Lights Do Dazzling Dance

Posted 03.28.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/27/2013 12:05 PM EDT on 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...

Signal Suggests Super-Bright Alien Planet Auroras

Posted 01.22.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 01/22/2013 09:04 AM EST on Scientists have kept a close watch on the dazzling northern lights on Earth and ...