Learn all about the northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis. Topics include space weather, solar storms, and solar wind. View numerous photographs of the northern lights taken from earth and from space. There are also photographs of the aurora australis or the southern lights. Watch videos and listen to an audio clip of a NASA engineer.
Take this self-guided tour to learn all about the aurora borealis (northern lights). Learn why they sometimes appear green and other times are red. Also includes audio files of a NASA engineer talking about the phenomenon.
This site has a list of questions and answers that explain the basics of space weather. Some questions include, "What are solar flares," "How strong is solar wind," and "How do solar flares travel to Earth?"