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This set of images from NASA's Cassini mission shows the evolution of a massive thunder-and-lightning storm that circled all the way around Saturn and fizzled when it ran into its own tail. Ccredit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Hampton University

Massive storm on Saturn ‘ate’ its own tail

U.S. scientists say a monstrous thunder-and-lightning storm on Saturn churned around the planet until it “ate” its own tail and sputtered out. It the first time a storm has been…