This tabletop projector transforms any darkened room into the Arctic, with an entrancing light show inspired by the Aurora Borealis. It uses a bright direct-diode laser and specialized glass optics to project abstract patterns in blues, greens, and purples. They also sell a bundle version that includes their star projector.
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Auroras create some of the most awe-inspiring visuals you can see on our planet. SciFri introduces us to Don Fairbanks, a scientist who has dedicated the last two decades to studying these polar lights. His recent research is focused on how they can impact communications satellites and the Earth’s power grid.
Located in Eastern Alaska, the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program is a research facility used to study the ionosphere. The Skyglow Project recently was granted access to the mysterious looking array of antennas, and caught the Aurora Borealis while shooting.
Photographer William Briscoe captured this awe-inspiring 8K 360º time-lapse footage of the super blue blood moon as the aurora borealis danced in the skies outside of Fairbanks, Alaska back on 1/31/18. Crank the resolution as high as you can, and scan the skies for the moon.
The Aurora Borealis are one of nature’s most spectacular displays. It turns out that you don’t need to land on the ground up North to see them either. Photographer Aryeh Nirenberg captured this stunning view right out of her airplane window flying from NYC to Iceland.
AD Photography wows us with imagery of the skies over Denmark’s Ordrup Beach, as an array of bold colors emerge from the skies, going far beyond the hues we’ve seen from the Aurora Borealis before. It took hundreds of hours to capture, but the end result is worth it.
While we’ve seen countless images of the Aurora Borealis, OZZO Photography’s take is a bit different than the norm. Rather than use a still camera on a tripod, he sent his drone flying through the green-tinged world of Reykjanes Iceland for a unique and immersive perspective.
Unless you live somewhere pretty far North and isolated from the big city, you probably don’t have a chance to see the Northern Lights. Enjoy the Aurora Borealis every time you fill up your coffee with this ceramic mug that reveals the glorious green lights whenever it heats up.