Scientists have found evidence of a “space hurricane” for the first time. The storm, made up of swirling clouds of plasma, raged in Earth’s upper atmosphere for hours, dumping huge amounts of electrons like rain in a system that resembles a regular hurricane.

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As someone who specialized in atmospheres, I am not a fan of this nomenclature. The amount of resemblance a “space hurricane” has to an actual hurricane is pretty much limited to: they both spin.


Isn’t this how the fantastic 4 got their powers?


Great…now we need a *space* Pecos Bill


I always thought galaxies were space hurricanes.


Climate change is really stepping up its game.