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Aurora Borealis

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 bet...

Getting Lucky in Iceland (PHOTOS)

Kris LoPresto | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Kris LoPresto

It's finally getting nice out! Let's all go to Iceland! No, I'm not taking crazy pills. Iceland is a beautiful island and not another day should go by without you experiencing it. Here's why you should go.

The Northern Lights May Become Visible In Illinois

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Northerners thawing out from a bitter freeze may get rewarded with shimmering northern lights the next couple days. Federal space...

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...

WATCH: Best In-Flight Entertainment. Ever.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.12.2013 | Travel

In-flight entertainment has nothing on Mother Nature. Photographer Paul Williams captured this stunning scene of the northern lights while aboard a...

Ashley Woods

How To See The Northern Lights Without Flying To Iceland

HuffingtonPost.com | 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,...

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...

Auroras From Space and From Earth

Mamta Patel Nagaraja | Posted 09.09.2013 | Science
Mamta Patel Nagaraja

An aurora occurs when a solar wind is so massive that the energy from the sun is drawn into the Earth's magnetic field. When these charged particles, mostly the electrons, interact with the gases in our atmosphere, they give off light.

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?

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...

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...

Northern Lights Travel Warms Up

AP | By JOSHUA BERLINGER | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel

JUNEAU, Alaska -- Bill Carter had been planning his bucket-list winter vacation to Alaska for 30 years, and he couldn't have picked a better time to t...

PHOTOS: Chasing The Aurora

Samantha Hiew | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel
Samantha Hiew

Imagine a place where the pine trees, rooftops of houses in rustic villages and alpine tundra are covered in snow.

Signal Suggests Super-Bright Alien Planet Auroras

Posted 01.22.2013 | Science

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

Chasing The Aurora Borealis With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 01.21.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

For families that live in the Lower 48, the most fantastic natural light show on Earth is worth the trip north.

WATCH: Big Surprise At The End Of Northern Lights Time-Lapse

Posted 01.18.2013 | Weddings

Alex Rivest let the sky do the talking when he proposed to his girlfriend last September. The MIT neuroscientist posted a stunning time-lapse video...

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...

8 Reasons To Love Iceland Now

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

Iceland was settled by Nordic people in the ninth century and is a unique destination that offers unspoilt nature, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture. Here are eight great reasons to visit.

5 Winter Destinations For Non-Skiers

Shermans Travel | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

When those big, fat flakes start falling, it's time to pull all the warm clothes out of storage and get ready for some winter activities. But if you're not a skier, there's no need to feel left out.

Why The Window Seat Is Always Better

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The airplane flights that do the grunt work of your trip, that allow you to get from place to place, are a sort of forgettable magic that, if you are like me, you do not record in your diary or photograph.

TONIGHT: Huge Explosion On Sun May Boost Northern Lights

Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 10/08/2012 11:26 AM EDT on SPACE.com A huge explosion on the sun has flung a wave of solar particles toward Earth, an e...

WOW: Vast Sun Storm Triggers Stunning Northern Lilghts

Posted 09.05.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 09/04/2012 06:23 PM EDT on SPACE.com The northern lights erupted in a stunning display Monday night (Sept. 3) after a r...

PHOTO: Outer Space 'Jungle Juice' Is Your Next Awesome Party Cocktail

Posted 08.17.2012 | Science

Dig that black light out of the depths of your garage and get ready to impress people with it all over again. The Campus Companion created a drink ...