Discovery of a New Electromagnetic Phenomenon in the Atmosphere: An Electrified Vortex and Its Physical Properties as Revealed by Patterned Ground Traces and Radio-Frequency, Electromagnetic, Acoustic and Luminous Effects

  • G. T. Meaden


An electromagnetic vortex system has been discovered which lays down spiral-centred circular patterns in crops and upon the ground. Much information is now available about the processes that create the vortices which are caused by the breakdown of a columnar eddy vortex downwind of hills. Besides eyewitness reports of the vortices in action there is proof of simultaneous acoustic, luminous and electromagnetic effects. The evidence points to an electrical source of natural radiation in the atmosphere, and also explains reports of previously-unidentified luminous phenomena in the air. The new phenomenon is bigger and longer-lived than ball lightning.


Vortex Tube Dust Devil Vortex Breakdown Circle Effect Ball Lightning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. T. Meaden
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  1. 1.Circles Effect Research Group (CERES)Tornado and Storm Research Organisation (TORRO)Bradford-on-AvonUK

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