May 24, 2024



Physicists find “definitive evidence” of mechanism behind brightest auroras

A resonant transfer of energy accelerates atmospheric electrons to sufficient energies.

JENNIFER OUELLETTE –  6/10/2021, 4:52 AM

In August and September 1859, there was a major geomagnetic storm—aka, the Carrington Event, the largest ever recorded—that produced dazzling auroras visible throughout the US, Europe, Japan, and Australia.

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