Archive | April 13, 2013
Map of Brunei and British Northern Borneo

Brunei Darussalam, Borneo

On the northwestern coast of the island of Borneo, between Sarawak and Malaysia, is Brunei Darussalam — the “Abode of Peace.”  Brunei is probably best known for its long line of sultans and extraordinary wealth and power afforded by an abundance of natural oil and petroleum resources that scatter the island.  So, how can a land blessed […]

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Will We See the Northern Lights from North America Tonight?

Tonight in North America, we might be treated to rare glimpse of a colorful sky caused by a solar flare that occurred on Thursday morning. Aurora borealis (called aurora australis in the southern hemisphere) is a result of solar flares that cause radiation from the sun to interact with atmospheric protons–that’s when colorful beams of light start to dance […]

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