Canadian scientists explain rare 'nocturnal sun' phenomenon | Canada News | Al Jazeera

Canadian scientists explain rare 'nocturnal sun' phenomenon

Canadian scientists have unravelled the mystery behind what the Romans called the "nocturnal sun".

by

    Canadian scientists have unravelled the mystery behind what the Romans called the "nocturnal sun".

    The event takes place when the sky is so bright during the night that books can be read.

    Scientists believe severe weather is behind the phenomenon, creating high energy waves in the upper atmosphere.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak explains.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.