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8 July 2010

Stormy Sun May Be About To Cause Trouble

Space weather experts at NOAA and NASA have been monitoring a very active sunspot over the last few days. This area has produced several Coronal Mass Ejections (CME). These flares can cause trouble with radio communication and even cause power outages if they hit Earth. Satellites can be especially hard hit. Past solar flares have crippled communication satellites. A really big flare could cause billions of dollars in damage to …


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