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May 1, 2014 11:26 AM by Stephen Bowers

"Sun tornadoes" seen by NASA

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spotted what look like tornadoes on the sun. The video they released through Space.com (below) shows the spin ups of super heated plasma off the Sun that are hurled into Space. Space.com says magnetic forces pull and stretch the plasma, contorting it before it is flung off the Sun's surface.

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