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The sun has unleashed its most powerful solar flare in four years, sending a torrent of charged particles that could bring auroras as far south as Washington, D.C
Earth-bound flares — coronal mass ejections, in non-layman's terms — began erupting Sunday, with the biggest flare since December 2006 recorded Tuesday, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory reports. Though such magnetic storms can affect communications and power grids (shortwave disruptions were reported today in southern China), no se
Originally posted by Unity_99
Southern Canada too? We're probably 20 miles or so from the border or less.edit on 16-2-2011 by Unity_99 because: (no reason given)