SpaceHurricanes

SpaceHurricanes

Published on 6 March 2021

An explanatory animation on the newly confirmed space hurricanes. What are they made of? What causes them? What effects do they have?

DJ
Transcript
00:03
SPACE HURRICANES
00:13
*Aliens not actually involved
00:15
WHAT IS A SPACE HURRICANE?
00:18
Qing-He Zhang, Shangdong University
00:26
1. Funnel-like shape
00:27
2. Multiple Spiral Arms
00:30
3. Counterclockwise spin
00:36
WHAT IS A SPACE HURRICANE MADE OF?
00:39
PLASMA
00:43
-
00:43
+
00:47
+
00:47
+
00:47
+
00:47
+
01:06
WHAT CAUSES SPACE HURRICANES?
01:17
MAGNETIC FIELD
01:32
SOLAR WIND
01:51
MAGNETOSPHERE
01:56
WHERE DO SPACE HURRICANES OCCUR?
01:59
I am lonely.
02:08
I am less lonely.
02:11
600+ miles
02:20
WHAT EFFECT DO SPACE HURRICANES HAVE?