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Aurorasaurus Tracks St. Patrick’s Day storm on Social Media

By Nathan Case and Kasha Patel On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, as people adorned themselves with green clothing and infused their livers with green beer, Earth was experiencing the biggest geomagnetic storm of the last decade—leading to beautiful, widespread aurora around world. The red, white and green St. Patrick’s Day aurora was created through a[…]

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An “Awesomely Good” Aurora

By Meghan Mella In Swedish there is a phrase “himla bra” that basically means “awesomely good.” The word himla literally translates to sky or heaven, and I have to think this phrase came about from Swedes staring at the sky, admiring the goodness of the northern lights. I have been waiting and occasionally watching for[…]