Biggest Solar Flare In Years Headed For Earth

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Biggest Solar Flare In Years Headed For Earth

Post by Stephanie on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:23 am

I thought Sam would be interested in this!
LOS ANGELES (CBS)
The sun is making a comeback.

OK, so it never really went away, but after years of relative quiet on our nearest star, activity has picked up as of late, resulting in a solar flare that marks the strongest since 2006.

Bob Rutledge, lead forecaster with the National Space Weather Prediction Center, tells KFWBs Michael Shappee these solar outbursts have the potential to wreak havoc with earthly communications.

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Post by SamCogar on Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:29 am

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