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Solar Flare Collides With Earth Causing Disruptions
2012-01-25 10:51:51

A solar flare from Sunday collided with Earth on Tuesday, becoming the largest solar radiation storm since October 2003.

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2008-01-07 16:35:00

A new 11-year cycle of heightened solar activity, bringing with it increased risks for power grids, critical military, civilian and airline communications, GPS signals and even cell phones and ATM transactions, showed signs it was on its way.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.