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Dancing lights: The science behind Auroras

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Reading Time: 3 minutesPeople travel thousands of miles to see mesmerizing auroras, but most people don’t know what they really are. According to How Stuff Works, an aurora is created when highly charged electrons from the sun interact with elements in the earth’s atmosphere. These electrons come from solar winds, which are particles …