What actually happens during a solar storm? How do sunspots, flares, and coronal mass ejections relate to one another? And what's the real effect the sun's violent surface can have on us, here on Earth?
I spoke to Phil Plait, "The Bad Astronomer," seeking answers. Watch the video above and click the link below to learn more. And don't forget to leave a comment at the bottom of the page. Come on, talk nerdy to me!