Earth treated to a solar spectacle

Largest solar storm since 2005 engulfs planet this week, bringing fantastic skies to some areas.



    A powerful solar flare has engulf the Earth this week, the most powerful such storm since 2005.        

    Scientists have warned that the storm, which peaked on Tuesday and will dissipate by the weekend, will allow countries nearer the Arctic to see brilliant displays of light.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Toronto.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.