The Mystery Box
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The Mystery Box

The Mystery of the Milky Sea

What makes water glow like a galaxy?

Imagine being as close as humanly possible to the stars — orbiting in space. You look down to Earth and what do you see? The water glows just like the galaxy around you.

This is called the Milky Sea phenomenon. It has been observed from space and Earth as early as 1846.




A publication about unsolved mysteries from the deep ocean to space and from antiquity to present day.

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Martina Petkova

In my Medium writing, I explore the human psyche, mental health, & the signs and causes of abuse and racism.