9 dic. 2015

As Earth's Magnetic Field Weakens, the Northern Lights will Push Farther South

The Aurora Borealis, also commonly known as the Northern Lights, are an atmospheric phenomenon caused by the interaction of charged particles emitted from the sun that interact with various gasses in Earth's atmosphere, creating beautiful and mesmerizing displays. Typically, these aurora are confined to regions close to the poles, due to the charged particle's interaction with Earth's magnetic field, but a new study says that the display may push farther south in the near future.

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