The Sacred Phenomenon of the Aurora

Thanks to a massive solar flare interacting with our planet’s magnetic poles late last month (April 2023), the dazzling aurora dancing across the midnight horizon have made international headlines. Did you know Australia’s First Nation people have a rich, ancestral history with these southern lights? Drive’s Jono spoke with Associate Professor Duane Hamacher, author of The First Astronomers: How Indigenous Elders read the stars to learn more about the flames in the night sky.

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