Northern Lights

Posted by Break.com Staff on Apr. 20, 2011

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This is the transcript for Northern Lights on Newsfeed...From the exciting world science, a photographer recently posted a video of the Northern Lights during a transatlantic flight. If you don’t know what the Northern Lights or as they’re known on the streets Aurora Borealis are, that is probably because most likely you are too busy enjoying happy hour and gossip magazines. This natural phenomenon happens when electrically charged particles from the sun collide with the Earth’s upper atmosphere creating various colors of light … or basically, light beams crash into planet make fireworks and stuff. You may not think that this information is very important now, but you’ll thank us when you nail this question at your local bar’s trivia night, saving your team and winning your table a free pitcher of PBR. Newsfeed, we make heroes.

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