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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  • Wild Waters
    In a few hours’ time, I’d be boarding that vessel and leaving town for the wildest, loneliest islands of all, with Aurora Expeditions on the Wild Scotland cruise ... heading for the far side of Mull. The lights of Oban faded away and drifts of ...
    03/27/2017 - 2:36 pm | View Link
  • I quit my job to trek in “Europe’s last wilderness.” Here’s what I saw.
    According to locals, these huts are usually packed with tourists wanting to experience the wild countryside Sweden has to ... I almost missed the faint green smudge in the sky. Fickle as the northern lights are, I immediately scrambled back to the hut ...
    03/23/2017 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • The Sound of the Wild: 28 Miles Basti, Buxa
    I look up to the sky and get to see the moon through the dark ... The Buxa hill of the southern hilly areas of Bhutan is seen on the north. A pondering local lumpen educated me in the morning, about such a name of the village. It is 28 miles away from ...
    03/23/2017 - 3:16 am | View Link
  • Yukon Adventures – Whitehorse Driving Holiday
    But the Yukon is far less populated and it is truly wild and unspoilt ... The most colourful time is at night, when the Aurora Borealis lights up a clear and unpolluted sky with a rainbow of green, pink and purple. Yukon poet Robert Service describes ...
    03/21/2017 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • Community Prays For Local Hero
    People from all over the North ... Wild Geese. The funeral of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was held last Saturday amid emotional scenes, where her colleague, Cathal Oakes said it was apt that the last aircraft she flew was called ‘Queen of the Sky’ Prayers ...
    03/20/2017 - 9:32 pm | View Link
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  • Meteor over Lake Michigan lights up sky in several states ...
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — A meteor over Lake Michigan lit up the sky Monday morning across several states in the Midwest. Dashcam video from police cruisers in Wisconsin ...
    03/26/2017 - 3:24 am | View Website
  • International Dark-Sky Association | IDA | Light Pollution
    The International Dark-Sky Association works to protect the night skies for present and future generations.
    03/25/2017 - 10:20 am | View Website
  • Northern Lights Photography Tour | Photo Expeditions
    Capture the Aurora Borealis on this Northern Lights photography tour - a small-group, photo-focused encounter with the Northland in winter. One of the best places on ...
    03/24/2017 - 8:08 pm | View Website
  • Arctic Library
    Search | Top / Topic Lists Arctic Animals Also see: BIRDS, POLAR BEARS, SLED DOGS, WHALES & Arctic Animal LINKS Arctic Fox - In the winter, the brownish grey coat of ...
    03/24/2017 - 2:29 am | View Website
  • Weber County North Fork Park
    Weber County North Fork Park is situated on 1,000 hectares of mountain valley land in Utah’s Wasatch Range north of the Ogden area. The park attracts cross-country ...
    03/23/2017 - 11:06 am | View Website
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