Scientists Spot ‘Space Hurricane’ for the First Time, Crack Unsolved Mystery

Scientists Spot ‘Space Hurricane’ for the First Time, Crack Unsolved Mystery


When something is dubbed a “space hurricane” by science, it’s already pretty superb. You don’t need to tell me more to get me interested.

As it turns out, however, there’s even more reason to be interested in these hurricanes, particularly since scientists solved a long-standing mystery regarding a strange aurora observed over the North Pole.

According to National Geographic, the “space hurricane” is possibly “the northern lights rotating in an unorthodox spiral shape similar to the familiar shape of a hurricane.” It was first described in a paper published in February’s “Nature Communications.”

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The space hurricane was actually spotted a while ago — 2014, according to USA Today. However, it was only in a retrospective look at the data by scientists, led by researchers from Shandong University in China.

It revealed a 600-mile wide mass of plasma in space that, instead of raining down water, showered the atmosphere with electrons.

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