Space Hurricane in the media

On February 22th 2021, the paper (Zhang et al., 2021) of the first observations of a space hurricane was published in Nature Communications. The groundbreaking result has caused lots of media coverage all over the world, and a complete media list may be found by scrolling down on this page.

Co-author and professor at the Birkeland Centre for Space Science, Kjellmar Oksavik, has played an important role in the new and remarkable findings, and here is a link to the local newspaper Vestlandsnytt from Fosnavåg, Norway, celebrating their local hero: “Kjellmar frå Fosnavåg oppdaga rom-orkan” (in Norwegian).


Link to a great article in National Geographic entitled “Scientists spot a ‘space hurricane’ for the first time“.


Link to a Norwegian radio interview (NRK P2), where Kjellmar Oksavik explains the space hurricane in more detail.


Below is a link to an article in the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet entitled (in Norwegian):
Oppdaget rom-orkan