Re: aurora borealis

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Sun Apr 01 2001 - 22:12:40 MDT

Check out, they have a growing gallery of
pics related to this rather intense geomagnetic storm.

Spike Jones wrote:
> I just returned from a trip to northern Idaho to attend
> my wife's 20 year high school reunion. On Friday
> night about 2100, while driving back to the hotel, I
> noticed the sky was lit up. I recognized it as an auroral
> display, more dazzling than I had ever seen. I witnessed
> the northern lights while attending college in Washington
> state in 1980, but had not seen it since then, in spite of
> three aurora chasing trips, one to Alaska and two to
> Washington. This display Friday night far exceeded
> anything I saw in 1980. Saturday night was cloudy
> but there is some chance the aurora will be visible
> by Robert Bradbury, Anders Sandbergand their neighbors,
> and of course John Grigg. Take a look! spike

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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