Tempest-from-hell seen on Saturn

original article courtesy of Carolyn Porco | AFP (for more picture click here) Imagine being caught in a thunderstorm as wide as the Earth with discharges of lightning 10,000 times more powerful than normal, flashing 10 times per second at its peak. Now imagine that this storm is still unfolding, eight months later. One of the most violent weather events in the Solar System began … Continue reading Tempest-from-hell seen on Saturn