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Could a powerful solar storm wipe out the internet?

Home News Lifes-little-mysteries NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of a solar flare — as seen in the bright flash on the top right — on Oct. 2, 2022. The image shows a subset of extreme ultraviolet light that highlights the extremely hot material in flares and which is…
bubmag
October 9, 2022
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Here’s How Solar Storms Can Impact The Earth

muratart/Shutterstock Sometimes we can forget just how gigantic and powerful the sun really is, especially when it appears to us as just a small orb in the sky. However, there's a lot going on within the sun that can have repercussions felt throughout the entire solar system. It is, of…
bubmag
September 17, 2022
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Could a solar storm ever destroy Earth?

Home News Science & Astronomy An image of a solar flare that occurred in 2012. (Image credit: NASA) All life on Earth owes its existence to the sun's radiant heat. But what happens when that radiation surges out of control, and billions of tons of charged solar material suddenly barrel…
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August 30, 2022