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Scientists have found possibly the first Soliton wave in space. Scientists say they have noticed an "unusual electrical disturbance" that is a Soliton wave.

The NewScientist is reporting their finding of an unusual electrical disturbance.

"A soliton is a single, well-defined wave that can travel for a long distance holding the same shape. In water, for example, a soliton can be shaped like a hump or a kink, where the level of water suddenly rises or drops."

The Earth phenomenon that can travel along optical fibres and channels of water on Earth, is similar to a soliton wave in space.

"The wave registered as a change in the electrical fields measured by the four spacecraft of the Cluster mission. They orbit Earth, monitoring nearby particles and fields, especially within the magnetosphere, the zone in which Earth's magnetic field is the dominant force."

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