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Solar Superstorm

WATCH: Massive Solar Eruptions Create 'Perfect Storm'

natureheader | Elizabeth Gibney | Posted 03.19.2014 | Science

The interaction of three huge ejections of particles and magnetic field from the Sun was behind a massive solar storm in interplanetary space in 2012,...

New Report Spotlights Dangers Of Solar Superstorms

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.08.2013 | Science

A massive solar superstorm could cause a spike in radiation levels on Earth, potentially disrupting terrestrial and space-based communications and sli...

The Next Katrina Could Be a Deadly Solar Storm

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

The last recorded Solar Superstorm called the "Carrington Event" occurred over a period of nine days in 1859. Auroras were seen as far south as the Caribbean, and telegraph networks failed across the Northern Hemisphere, in some cases even catching fire.