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Space Twisters Key To Solar Atmosphere's Heat
2012-06-28 09:20:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers have discovered enormous tornadoes in space, more than a thousand miles wide, that could quite possibly be heating the surface of the Sun to more than a million degrees centigrade, a finding that has possible implications for clean Earth energy. These super tornadoes -- which are thousands of times larger and immensely more powerful than anything seen on Earth -- twist at speeds beyond 6,000...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.