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Solar "superstorm" just missed Earth in 2012

Scientists are shedding new light on a massive solar storm that narrowly missed impacting Earth two years ago.

“If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces,” Daniel Baker of the University of Colorado said in a… 340 more words


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


Effects of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity on Humans |SHIFT>

June 17, 2014 by Shift

Effects of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity on Humans

“Solar and geomagnetic activity can affect human health and behavior, including social behavior and unrest around the world. 18 more words