Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth

By Brett Carter, Senior Research Fellow, RMIT University, Alexa Halford, Researcher in Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, and Julie Currie, Research Officer, RMIT University. A huge solar flare flashes in the middle of the sun on Sept. 6, 2017. A separate image of the Earth provides scale. NASA/GSFC/SDO, CC BY If you still have your solar…

One Response to Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth

  1. William Hicks September 9, 2017 at 7:38 am

    A natural source for the catastrophe that an EMP can deliver.

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