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Solar Flare: What If Biggest Known Sun Storm Hit Today?

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posted on Mar, 8 2012 @ 09:21 PM
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Interesting history courtesy of NatGeo.


In fact, the biggest solar storm on record—the 1859 blast—happened during a solar maximum about the same size as the one we're entering, according to NASA.


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In addition, the geomagnetic disturbances were strong enough that U.S. telegraph operators reported sparks leaping from their equipment—some bad enough to set fires, said Ed Cliver, a space physicist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Bedford, Massachusetts.


Can you imagine? *laughs*

Maybe the Myan calendar is right.





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