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So listen up, because now Cashin is warning about solar storms. In today's note from UBS, Cashin forwards along an email he received from Arch Crawford a friend "renowned for his astrological calls on the stock market." Here's Crawford: We have
12 October 2013 0 View comments Scientists have shed new light on one of the infuriating reasons why our mobile phones can be abruptly cut-off when we are midway through a sentence. Instead of blaming our network provider for offering a shoddy
The strongest solar flare in nearly two months erupted from the sun Tuesday, causing a minor geomagnetic storm as charged particles from the sun passed by the planet. The sun unleashed the moderate M2.8-class solar flare at 9:48 p.m...Solar Dynamics
The space weather creates hazards that range from interference with communications systems and GPS errors to extensive power blackouts and the complete failure of critical satellites. Some of the energy emitted by the sun during solar storms is
Increasingly, because of hyperactivity, scientists believe that high-speed eruptions of super-charged particles from the sun may someday cause increasing problems and failures in the signals from satellites we rely on to watch TV, use the Internet
The solar eruption, called a coronal mass ejection , occurred yesterday at 1:24 a.m. EDT (0524 GMT) and sent charged particles streaking outward at 380 miles per second...Wednesday's solar eruption. "The CME's magnetic fields peel back the outermost
Turned out to be just an outage problem for my apartment complex, but I initially wondered if it might have to do with lots and lots of meteoric dust. Here's why: on August 11th and 12th the annual Perseid meteor showers were at their peak. They are
Farther east, thousands of New Yorkers were rushing onto their roofs and sidewalks to gaze up at the heavens...Yet if the same thing happened today, it would be an utter catastrophe. The auroras of 1859, known as the "Carrington Event," came after
Tools on the ground are helping scientists learn more about the threat solar eruptions on the sun pose to life as we know it on Earth. Experts with the British Geological Survey (BGS) have started collecting data from three research sites in the U.K.
Solar Dynamics Observatory snapping photos of the sun storm ...EDT (1732 GMT), registering as a relatively medium-strength M5.7-class event. Friday's solar storm was the second major space weather event in three days, but was not aimed at Earth.