What is the origin of the name aurora borealis?

Answer Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) observed the northern lights in the night sky and called them aurora borealis. At the latitude where Galileo lived, the northern lights ... Read More »

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Are Swarovski crystal beads more expensive than Aurora Borealis crystal beads?

Swarovski created Aurora Borealis crystal beads in 1955. The AB designation refers to an iridescent effect on the crystal beads. Beads with this finish are usually slightly more expensive than reg... Read More »

Will the FireFly Borealis keyboard work with a KVM switch?

The FireFly Borealis keyboard connects via USB, so it is compatible with any KVM switch that supports USB. KVM switches let you use the same keyboard, mouse and monitor on two computers.References:... Read More »

How many days would it take to get to Aurora Colorado?

If you are going on a one way trip and want your car there, at least 3 days if driving by yourself.If alone, check air fare. Gas is $4.00 gallon everywhere.