Articles tagged "aurora research"

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Decades-old video footage reveals new type of aurora - Diffuse Auroral Eraser

Decades-old video footage has shown a never-before-seen aurora, which scientists at the University of Iowa called the Diffuse Auroral Eraser. This elusive type of aurora first appears as a brighter stripe within a fainter, more diffused aurora. When the stripe...

May 16, 2021

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Great auroral storms occur every 40 to 60 years, new historical study shows

A new study published in the Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate suggests that great auroral storms occur about every 40 - 60 years, although the distribution of such events is far from even. Space weather storms typically have solar, interplanetary,...

May 02, 2021