The Aurora through Medieval Arab Eyes

The Aurora through Medieval Arab Eyes

Intellectuals from the Medieval Islamic world were among the wisest and most knowledgeable of their time and some were extremely well-informed about the mysterious North, the land of the Northern Lights and the Polar Night. In the year 922, the Iraqi dignitary and...
What’s up with the Northern Lights?

What’s up with the Northern Lights?

Some absolutely amazing Auroras illuminated the nights of Arctic Norway this winter, but now that spring is here and summer is coming next, where has the Aurora gone? In Tromsø, in the heart of North Norway, the last Northern Lights of the season appeared in the sky...
When the Aurora Appears

When the Aurora Appears

  Only a tiny percentage of people on Earth have ever had the chance of seeing the magnificent Northern Lights. However, with the aid of modern digital photography and the internet, many have been able to look at pictures of the phenomenon. Still the experience...