Solar flare to reach earth

Jack Bates jbates at
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).

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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