Posted on March 7, 2006 Comments (4)
Photo: Solar Storm Causes X-Ray Aurora, On April 7, the SOHO spacecraft spotted a Solar Storm ejecting a cloud of energetic particles toward planet Earth. The plasma cloud’s center missed Earth, but high energy particles swept up by Earth’s magnetosphere still created a geomagnetic storm! Read more, from NASA.
Stronger Solar Storms Predicted; Blackouts May Result, John Roach for National Geographic News