Danish Northern lights timelapse: at the edge of the solar storm

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When Adrien Mauduit moved to Denmark, locals said it was rare to see the Northern Lights. This gorgeous 4K timelapse proves them wrong in spectacular fashion. Read the rest

WATCH: documentary featuring some of the best aurora borealis footage ever captured

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Back in 2012, I wrote about 'Magnetic Reconnection', a beautiful, haunting experimental film about the aurora borealis, scored by Jim O'Rourke (Sonic Youth, Wilco) and narrated by Will Oldham (Matewan, Old Joy). Read the rest

Dazzling video of Northern Lights in Finland, Fall 2015

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A gorgeous Northern Lights video by Markus Kiili from Ylläs, Lapland, Finland in September, 2015.

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Stunning video of whales swimming under the Aurora Borealis

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Harald Albrigtsen shot this beautiful footage off the coast of Norway. (YouTube)

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Watch the northern lights captured in real time in 4K

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This video is so beautiful. Crank the resolution way up to 4K and enjoy.

The Northern Lights meet the Mason-Dixon

How do you know that you just experienced a more-impressive-than-average display of the Northern Lights? When somebody can take a picture like the one above in freaking Arkansas. Arkansas, people.

Photographed by Brian Emfinger in Ozark, Arkansas, these auroras were triggered by a big coronal mass ejection—a burst of energy from the Sun that can interact with our atmosphere to produce particularly spectacular examples of the aurora borealis. I missed the light show last night, but Spaceweather.com has a collection of photos taken around the world, from Michigan to Norway. Read the rest