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Close-up shots of the Sun reveal popcorn-like sunspots

Creepy sunspots seen by astronomers at the GREGOR telescope in Europe reveal our parent star in unprecedented detail. The images also show just how creepy sunspots can look. Studying magnetic patterns on the Sun allows researchers to better understand its behavior. Severe solar storms can affect satellites and electronic systems…
bubmag
September 10, 2020
Solar Storm

Breakthrough method for predicting solar storms

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Extensive power outages and satellite blackouts that affect air travel and the internet are some of the potential consequences of massive solar storms. These storms are believed to be caused by the release of enormous amounts of stored magnetic energy due to changes in the magnetic…
bubmag
July 29, 2020
Solar Storm

Breakthrough method for predicting solar storms

Extensive power outages and satellite blackouts that affect air travel and the internet are some of the potential consequences of massive solar storms. These storms are believed to be caused by the release of enormous amounts of stored magnetic energy due to changes in the magnetic field of the sun's…
bubmag
July 29, 2020
Solar Storm

Bank Warns of Potential Disasters Worse Than Pandemic

(Newser) – Financial markets are starting to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic amid promising signs from world economies—but Deutsche Bank doesn't pay its analysts to be optimists. In a report issued Tuesday, those analysts warned that there is a one-in-three chance of an event even more devastating than the pandemic…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
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Deutsche Bank says a giant volcanic eruption and another deadly pandemic are among the ‘catastrophic’ disasters that could devastate the world economy in the next 10 years

Reuters / Antonio Parrinello Deutsche Bank this week published a somewhat bizarre research note speculating on a series of potentially catastrophic events it says could befall the global economy in the next decade. The bank said in a note Tuesday that there is a 33% chance at least one of…
bubmag
June 17, 2020