Saturday, August 27, 2011

Mysterious bubble cloud sighting in China

Scientists in China are baffled after a huge bubble cloud appeared above Beijing. Concened people uploaded photographs of the phenomenon looming over the Chinese capital

One observer at the Beijing Planetarium described what he saw: "At first, it's relatively small and bright, the upper part is something like a semi-circle, a spherical ring of light, it's obviously becoming bigger and bigger then."

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The object, which appeared in the sky for fifteen minutes, gradually became bigger and thinner. Similar reports came in from Shenyang, Shanxi, and Zhejiang provinces, although experts say it was probably the same phenomenon.

Zhu Jin, the curator of the Beijing Planetarium said: "It must have been caused by human beings, not nature or things like that."

1 comment:

Bacopa said...

There was a cloud like this visible from Hawaii a couple of months ago. It was from a missile test. Such tests are supposed to be announced and shared with the defense authorities of many nations to avoid false alarms about nuclear attack. The reporters could have easily checked sources to find out what launch caused it.

The Russians didn't get the memo once back in 1995 and went on alert. Cooler heads prevailed: