Predicting When the Sky Will Bleed: MIT-Led Team to Develop Software to Help Forecast Space Storms

Sara Cody of MIT –

On a moonless night on August 28, 1859, the sky began to bleed. The phenomenon behind the northern lights had gone global: an aurora stretching luminous, rainbow fingers across time zones and continents illuminated the night sky with an undulating backdrop of crimson.

From New England to Australia, people stood in the streets looking up with admiration, inspiration, and fear as the night sky shimmered in Technicolor. But the beautiful display came with a cost.


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