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12.03.2012. Solar storm passes without incident
A solar storm in the Earth`s magnetic field has passed by the Earth with minimal effects, experts say, according to BBC.
"The freight train has gone by, and is still going by, and now we`re just watching for how this is all going to shake out," said Joseph Kunches, a scientist with US weather agency Noaa.
The last of the charged particles from the Sun will pass Earth Friday morning.
There had been fears that this "coronal mass ejection" could wreak havoc with satellites or power grids on Earth.
Diabetes and the Environment, Radiation
Some epidemiological suggests that high doses of radiation may contribute to type 1 and type 2 diabetes development. Whether lower doses are also implicated remains an unexplored area of research.
I only just turned 27. Bet you didn't know you don't have to be old for this...