solar storm

  • Extreme space weather could have led us to a nuclear war

     For the first time, retired U.S. Air Force officers involved in forecasting and analyzing the extreme space weather event of May 23, 1967, collectively and publicly describe how great solar and geomagnetic storm at the height of the Cold War almost led to a disastrous military conflict between the United...
  • NASA MAVEN – Reveals Speed of Solar Wind Stripping Martian Atmosphere

    NASA MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) mission has identified the process that appears to have played a key role in the transition of the Martian climate from an early, warm and wet environment that might have supported surface life to the cold, arid planet Mars is today. MAVEN data...
  • Apocalypse Programming ?

    There’s lot going on right now with all of these frantic so-called “preparedness” drills. With government closing and the lights in Washington going out you can’t help but wonder. And what comes to mind? The many end of the world scenarios we have had pumped at us from birth,...
  • Million kilometers long coronal hole is facing Earth

    A vast coronal hole stretching more than a million kilometers across the sun’s northern hemisphere is facing Earth. A stream of solar wind flowing from this coronal hole (NOAA CH 575) should reach Earth on July 19-20, 2013 so increased geomagnetic activity levels will be possible under the influence of...

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