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Surfing A Solar Storm

Have you experienced increased energy, irritability, sleeplessness, or anxiety this week? Sensitive people may react this way to solar storms or when the solar wind is stronger than usual. 290 more words


From NASA/Goddard: "Researchers Use NASA and Other Data to Look Into the Heart of a Solar Storm"

August 28, 2014

Karen C. Fox
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

A space weather storm from the sun engulfed our planet on Jan. 1,347 more words

Basic Research

Minute Particulars

Reblogged from today’s Poetry Almanac:
The first of two powerful solar storms hit the Earth on this date in 1859. It became known as the “Carrington Event,” after amateur astronomer Richard Carrington, who witnessed the solar flares through his telescope outside London. 457 more words


Solar Storms Threaten Global Nuclear Nightmare

Nuclear Reactors Worldwide Are At Risk From A Solar Super Storm That Could Disable Cooling Systems And Emergency Back-Ups Causing Meltdowns And Explosions

Our planet came within a whisker of disaster two years ago.

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That was a close one! Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012

(CNN) – “Here comes the sun” indeed, and it was just barely all right.

Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. 366 more words


IRIS Captures Huge Coronal Mass Ejection on Sun

A coronal mass ejection burst off the side of the Sun on May 9, 2014. The giant sheet of solar material erupting was the first CME seen by NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS. 289 more words