Tumblehome: A Boundary Waters Podcast – The Northern Lights: History
We’re diving into the life of Kristian Birkeland as an ahead of his time and under appreciated Norwegian scientist and inventor who unlocked some of the final mysteries that explained the origins of the aurora borealis. Along the way we talk about rail-guns, fertilizer furnaces and a business partner turned nemesis. Before you can truly understand the science you have to understand where it comes from.
Source material: “The Northern Lights” by Lucy Jago
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