Posts tagged Spirals

A Piece of the Pi

Many people are fascinated that the world-famous theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, died on Pi day. The date is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. Stephen Hawking died on March 14 aged 76, whilst Albert Einstein was born on March 14 and died aged 76. March 14 is known as National Pi Day. 3/14 is significant because 3.14 are the first [...]

Ibiza Sea Spiral

Ibiza Sea Spiral
A mysterious giant sea spiral has appeared off the coast of Ibiza, between Sa Pedrera and the island of Vedra. The strange spial formed shortly after a strong storm. It may be due to different water currents mixing, but curiously Sa Pedrera is also known as Atlantis, so perhaps it indicates a secret gateway to a sunken world? However, from o [...]

Monster Sea Spiral

Monster Sea Spiral
An enormous sea spiral 90 miles across has been seen off the coast of South Africa. It was spotted by an I-Spy NASA satelitte on Boxing Day. The counter-clockwise eddy was circulating deep beneath the Indian Ocean. They are not that uncommon, but the sheer enormity of this Alguhas eddy or ‘current ring’ is awe inspiring. Readers [...]

Australia’s Sky Spiral

Australia’s Sky Spiral
Another spectacular and mysterious sky spiral.  It was in the southern hemisphere and covered New South Wales, Queensland and the ACT in Australia. It follows similar occurences in Norway and Russia, and another in China in 1988 Charles Lamb’s journal records the appearance of light spirals within Roy [...]

Mysterious Sky Spiral

Mysterious Sky Spiral
A mysterious giant spiral of light span in the sky for 12 minutes above Tromso, Norway on the edge of the Arctic Circle. It was accompanied by twisted beams of blue light from the centre of the spiral to the ground, rather like Maypole ribbons.  When the spiral stopped spinning it ‘went into itself’ and a blac [...]

I-Spy the Earth Emperor's Eye