Sun Spunk May Get On You

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The sun ejected the largest blast of energy and particles since 2005 and all of it is headed towards Earth.

Monday NASA filmed the sun emitting a massive ultraviolet flash that combined with an eruption on the surface.  Sometime this morning the solar flares particles will hit the Earth and may cause certain flights to be rerouted, effect cellular communication, disrupt satellites in orbit and other communication interruptions.  It will also place more radiation on people, especially those in higher elevations, but not enough to be harmful – like say melt skin…

So if you lose your cell connection, this time it may just not be AT&T’s fault.

See how solar flares, sun storms and huge eruptions from the sun work in this SPACE.com infographic.
Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration

 

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