Solar flare to reach earth

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Thu Feb 17 10:20:11 CST 2011


On 2/17/2011 9:56 AM, andrew.wallace wrote:
> These "coronal mass ejections" will slam into the Earth's magnetic shield.
>
> The biggest flares can disrupt technology, including power grids, communications systems and satellites.
>
> "Our current view is that the effect of the solar flare is likely to
> reach Earth later today (Thursday GMT), possibly tomorrow morning," said Alan Thomson, head of geomagnetism at the British Geological Survey
> (BGS).
>
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12493980
>


The sky is falling! The Sky is falling!


We have been saved from dealing with IPv6 by solar flares! Everyone 
power off their computers and routers now. :)


Jack (my bridge troll is very fat)




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