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We still suck at predicting the sun’s activity

For all our technological advancements, our ability to communicate across vast distances instantaneously, our large hadron colliders, smartphones and our Mars rovers, we’re still a bunch of head scratching apes when it comes to the awesome power of the sun. Despite our best predictions that our lone star should be …

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Sun produces largest solar flare in years: earth not in danger

Scientists have said that the Sun yesterday emitted the largest solar flare in more than four years. Thankfully the report adds that it is unlikely to cause serious problems for the Earth. Joe Kunches, a scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Space Weather Prediction Center said “It was …

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