A video of aurora borealis seen from space


aurora-borealisOn December 24th, the famous Earthrise photo turned 40 years old. Andrew Revkin, New York Times’ journalist and blogger at Dot Earth published that day a most interesting note on this event.

Since I use this photo for this very blog I left a comment there. The day after I had the honor of a personal answer from Mr. Revkin himself. On his e-mail he presented me a video of an aurora Borealis seen from space.

This was the occasion for me to read out more on Dot Earth and to discover the videos published on YouTube by Mr. Revkin.

Without further ado, here is the video :

Most interestingly, the reporter notes to be influenced by Jacques Cousteau and Jules Verne among others. An avid reader of Verne myself, I reviewed one of his books there.

To watch all the other videos from Dot Earth on YouTube, please check out this page.

To conclude this post, I recommend you to visit Dot Earth and to subscribe now to the RSS feed as the views expressed there are definitively worth reading.

Note: to see other pictures of Earth seen from Space, please check out this previous post.

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