A historical look at Haiti’s electrical grid powered by the Peligre dam and what’s currently being done to enable Haiti to meet its growing population’s power needs.
The billowing radiance of the northern and southern lights is among the most beautiful sights known to humanity — and that’s when seen from the ground. In these videos captured through the International Space Station’s windows, 200 miles above Earth’s surface, the auroras borealis and australis dance across continents.
People don’t have to believe in the “big idea” of a crisis before they are willing to take action to defuse it. Superbug blogger Maryn McKenna asks author Maggie Koerth-Baker some questions about her new book, Before the Lights Go Out.
A Brooklyn artist has added a striking multicolored water tower made from 1,000 pieces of reclaimed Plexiglas to his neighborhood’s skyline.
New York Design Week offered eye candy aplenty this year. In the lighting category, one of our favorite finds was the Craft System by Brooklyn-based UM Project. The Transformer of lamps, these Corian? units were designed to attach to various tops and bottoms that turn them into terrariums, theremins, and other unexpected household fun.
The Aurora Borealis is beautiful from the ground, but what does it look like from the air? A team of atmospheric physicists sent 30 balloons with HD cameras attached up to find out.
Are you too far south or in too bright of a city to catch the spectacular auroras that have been streaking across the sky lately?
Not to worry. The Canadian Space Agency’s AuroraMAX Camera — located in the City of Yellowknife, near the Arctic Circle — can fulfill all your Northern-Light-viewing needs every night from now until late May
Scientists recently sent a 46-foot rocket sailing through the shimmering green band of energy known as the northern lights.
How did you do that? That’s the question always asked of magicians and Hollywood visual effects gurus, and it easily could be put to director Rodrigo Cort?s about his latest film, Red Lights.