All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coronal Mass Ejection’

Massive Solar Eruption Spotted by NASA Observatory

NASA announced this week that a coronal mass ejection (CME) erupted on the sun early Tuesday morning. The phenomenon can send solar particles flying into space, some of which can affect electronic systems in satellites orbiting Earth. The particles can reach Earth one to four days after the eruption. A CME is not a solar flare, and occurs when the …

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Upcoming Solar Storm May Cause Outages

As if the Earth does not have enough environmental problems to deal with already, especially with the recent tornadoes that northeast America just experienced, there may be another anomaly coming that we might have to deal with… a solar storm! According to the Space Weather Prediction Center @ NOAA, a trusted source with space-related information, the sun erupted this past …

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