Solar flare to reach earth

Leon Kaiser literalka at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 10:31:16 CST 2011


Huh, interesting how the media didn't panic.

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On Thu, 2011-02-17 at 10:20 -0600, Jack Bates wrote:

> 
> 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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