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Fraser
2009-Apr-23, 09:20 PM
If you think tornadoes on Earth are scary, newly found “space tornadoes” sound downright horrifying. But they are likely the power source behind the beautiful Northern and Southern Lights. A new finding by a cluster of five space probes the THEMIS, or Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during [...]

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galacsi
2009-Apr-25, 07:07 PM
I can understand some comments ! No need to be an EU theorist ! Well I am just a biochemical engineer by formation but it look quite ATM to me !

Eoanthropus Dawsoni
2009-Apr-27, 04:58 AM
I thought this one looked like a tornado. It was from the September 10-11, 2005 Aurora storm.

http://meiselphotography.com/aurora/galleries/Plasma_Tornado.jpg