Sky Lights Go Wild, North And South


Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: The solar storm that sparked so much debate this week got its second wind, rewarding aurora aficionados from the Arctic to the Lower 48 to Australia.

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  • Nature granted me a front seat to the northern lights and it was everything
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    The International Dark-Sky Association works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.
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  • Nature's Treasures And Northern Lights
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