Tuesday, December 18, 2007

THEMIS / Auroras Discoveries (2007)

“A fleet of NASA spacecraft, launched less than eight months ago, has made three important discoveries about spectacular eruptions of Northern Lights called "substorms" and the source of their power.

NASA's Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS) mission observed the dynamics of a rapidly developing substorm, confirmed the existence of giant magnetic ropes and witnessed small explosions in the outskirts of Earth's magnetic field.” - More from NASA’s THEMIS site

Credits: This clip is “videotized” from Multimedia for the Press Event for THEMIS (Dec2007).
And Background audio by “NoiseCollector” of the TheFreeSoundProject.

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