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Originally posted by Iamschist
reply to post by GirlGenius
Don't think the end is near, based on these events.
Originally posted by Highergrounds
Sundiving Comet Storm 1-12-2011
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Jan. 12, 2011: The sun has just experienced a storm—not of explosive flares and hot plasma, but of icy comets.
"The storm began on Dec 13th and ended on the 22nd," says Karl Battams of the Naval Research Lab in Washington, DC. "During that time, the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) detected 25 comets diving into the sun. It was crazy!"
Sundiving comets—a.k.a. "sungrazers"—are nothing new. SOHO typically sees one every few days, plunging inward and disintegrating as solar heat sublimes its volatile ices. "But 25 comets in just ten days, that's unprecedented," says
Originally posted by catwhoknowsplusone
reply to post by Chadwickus
It is better to feel free to express your beliefs without people scoffing.