Photo: Solar Whip

Posted by on September 4, 2012

An incredible coronal mass ejection erupted from the Sun on August 31, 2012, shooting out “a long filament of solar material” that actually connected with “Earth’s magnetic environment.” Or, in other words, a solar whip.

Just like Indiana Jones, right?

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Rob Schwarz is a writer, blogger, and part-time peddler of mysterious tales. He manages Stranger Dimensions in between changing aquarium filters and reading bad novels about mermaids.