mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Solar storms spur huge aurora borealis

Here’s some time-lapse video taken in Norway of the auroras caused by the solar flares. Gorgeous. And here’s a pic from of the Aurora Australis … from space! Taken by Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers on board the International Space Station … Continue reading →

From Orangutan: Dear Solar Storm watchers,

Don’t worry. These solar storms are nothing compared to the volcanoes and earthquakes I have witnessed. You humans will be just fine, I hope.