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Physicists find “definitive evidence” of mechanism behind brightest auroras – Ars Technica

A resonant transfer of energy accelerates atmospheric electrons to sufficient energies.

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Enlarge/ Physicists report definitive evidence that auroras that light up the sky in the high latitudes are caused by electrons accelerated by a powerful electromagnetic force called Alfvén waves.
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