Prev Next

How Auroras Work

Lots More Information

HowStuffWorks Articles

More Great Links

  •, What is the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights?
  • Exploratorium: Auroras.
  • Exploratorium: Auroras: Paintings in the Sky.
  • NASA GSFC POLAR Brochure. "What Causes the Northern Lights?"
  • NASA IMAGE Web site.
  • NASA IMAGE, Exploring the Earth's Magnetic Field.
  • NASA IMAGE, The Northern Lights.
  • NASA MSFC Space Plasma Physics, What is the Magnetosphere?
  • NASA STEREO Home, Space Weather.
  • NASA THEMIS Mission, Auroras.
  • Nordlys, Northern Lights.
  • Petersen, F. "Aurora Borealis - The Northern Lights."
  • Stern, David P. "NASA GSFC, A Teacher's Introduction to the Earth's Magnetosphere."
  • Stern, David P. "NASA GSFC, Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere."
  • The Viking Answer Lady, The Aurora Borealis and the Vikings.
  • Windows to the Universe, Basic Facts About Space Weather.