According to Space.com and a lot of other web sites, there was a large solar flare yesterday that is set to unleash the biggest solar storm in the last five years, with a possibility of knocking out satellites and power.
The reality is that it’s pretty unlikely there will be many problems, but it has happened before. In either case, it’s an interesting story with some pretty cool video of the storm. Check it out at the link below.
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- Published 03/7/12