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Expected to start hitting Earth tonight, 9 Pacific time.
In case things start going out -- like The Day the Earth Stood Still -- no you know why.
Also, colorful auroras may be more visible, for those who see them.
The serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference.
Didn't we have something like this just a few weeks ago?
Like, perhaps, but not this.
There was a Valentine's Day flare, but not like this.
From the story --
".....They say it is the biggest in five years and growing....."
Now, will it get as big as the Earth saw in 1859? Hope not.
During the Carrington Event, northern lights were reported as far south as Cuba and Honolulu, The flares were so powerful that "people in the northeastern U.S. could read newspaper print just from the light of the aurora,
In addition, the geomagnetic disturbances were strong enough that U.S. telegraph operators reported sparks leaping from their equipment—some bad enough to set fires.
A "repeat of 1859 Carrington Event would devastate modern world, experts say."
If this solar cycle produces a flare like the 1859 Carrington Event, we may face trillions in damages and year-long blackouts, experts say.
We all gotta die
Feelings get hurt, best not to have any!
OMG! it's already started.... power went out in my neighborhood for about 20 minutes at 11:00
Actually weirdly power went out at work today. Why? We dunno...
Will we have Solar Storm Watch 2012?
Will it knock out Dilithium Crystals?
Tous pour un, un pour tous
Apparently these guys have been on Solar Storm Watch since 2006
According to their Guru, Dr. Alexi Dmitriev, it's not just solar flares we need to worry about. He says our solar system is heading into an "interstellar energy cloud" that will really screw us. The Dr. predicts "Global catastrophe! Not in tens of years from now, but in ones of years" .
I don't know - I did have to reboot my wireless router this morning to get onto the internet. I think I'll head back to the bunker now.
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