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Tech Tuesday: Why we might see more of The Northern Lights


The universe put on quite a show last week as the after effects of a huge geostorm painted the sky hues of pink and green.

Ohioans and people all over the country got a rare glimpse of the aurora borealis known as The Northern Lights.

Anyone who missed it in person could see posts all over social media, where the images were more brilliant than what could be observed with the human eye.

We’re talking to an astronomer who has chased The Northern Lights for 15 years about why we might see more of them.

What do the first human footprints tell us about early civilization? And just how old are they?

We also discuss how technology can serve as a tool for birth control.


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