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Sit Back and Let the Cascading Magnetic Arches on the Sun Be Your Moment of Zen for the Day

What are these glorious golden space swirls? According to NASA, who captured this video with the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), this happened when a dark solar filament erupted and caused a chain reaction.They call these cascading magnetic arches because what you see here is a lot of particles spinning around the sun’s magnetic field lines.

Here’s a video where you can see what a dark solar filament looks like. The darker area, almost in the shape of a circle is it. Filaments are plasma held above the sun’s surface by magnetic forces.


Neil deGrasse Tyson Just Tried to Ruin 'Star Wars'


Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter recently to toy with some earthlings, challenge, nitpick, and critique a series of scientific inaccuracies in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’

He’s done this in the past with other movies like ‘Interstellar,’ and quite frankly, it’s a bit of an unbecoming buzzkill. Tyson doesn’t care though, and claims some of the audience will watch sci-fi films for ideas on what to invent for future days.