21 May '12, 5pm

On the Horizon, a Northern Lights Extravaganza: A photographer creates a stop-motion video to drum up interest i...

On the Horizon, a Northern Lights Extravaganza: A photographer creates a stop-motion video to drum up interest i...

The photographer Ole C. Salomonsen first saw the northern lights while growing up in the northern Norwegian city of Tromsø, where auroras appear every winter. “When I was a child, my parents and my grandparents would tell me that if you wave at the northern lights for too long, they will come after you,” he said. Today Mr. Salomonsen chases auroras for a living, spending countless sleepless nights waiting to capture them so he can share them with the rest of the world. Right now he’s excited about a phenomenon called the solar maximum, when the sun’s activity is so high that it causes auroras to appear more often and in places where they usually don’t occur. The next solar maximum is expected in 2013, and to call attention to it, he recently released a stop-motion video called “Celestial Lights.” “I want to make people aware that the sun will cause faster and more aggressi...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/21/capturing-the-n...

Tweets

Edward Davey: Electricity Market Reforms will k...

decc.gov.uk 22 May '12, 10am

Keeping the lights on, consumers energy bills down and creating cleaner electricity to help tackle climate change, are the...

Singapore has sea turtles, and they nest at East Coast Park!

Singapore has sea turtles, and they nest at Eas...

habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 23 May '12, 11am

It was heartwarming to note that the original group of youth who saw the turtles clambered all over the track had helped t...

Bailey Hall Wins Lights Out! Competition: The f...

edcmag.com 24 May '12, 6pm

Twelve hard fought weeks have finally yielded a winner in the Lights Out! competition held at the University of Kansas. Th...

Light 12-Glazed Window on the Horizon

Light 12-Glazed Window on the Horizon

jetsongreen.com 31 May '12, 7am

Light 12-Glazed Window on the Horizon By Preston on May. 31, 2012 | Topics: Passive House , Technology | 0 Comments In the...

Interactive Solar Art Lights Up New Sydney Space

Interactive Solar Art Lights Up New Sydney Space

treehugger.com 19 May '12, 11am

© Klik Systems . 'Luminous' at Darling Quarter. The world’s largest permanent interactive light installation has been inst...