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Submission + - Energy source powering Northern Lights discovered (

BobGod8 writes: "CNN is reporting that the power source behind the Northern Lights has finally been explained ( Key matters are the interaction of charged solar ions with the Earth's magnetosphere. The article is a cover of Tuesday's earlier AP story ( Apparently, it was unclear before now exactly how it all worked. Anyone else completely baffled by this? I could swear I read an entire book on the subject when I was 8, with detailed information regarding the process. Even Wikipedia seems pretty sure about the issue. Is there actual new information, or has the newsmedia botched yet another science discovery?"

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