Massive solar storm to hit Earth in 2012 with ‘force of 100m bombs’

August 27, 2010 09:42

Similar storms back in 1859 and 1921 caused worldwide chaos, wiping out telegraph wires on a massive scale. The 2012 storm has the potential to be even more disruptive.

From YAHOO News


‘”The general consensus among general astronomers (and certainly solar astronomers) is that this coming Solar maximum (2012 but possibly later into 2013) will be the most violent in 100 years,” quoted astronomy lecturer and columnist Dave Reneke as saying.’

‘”They can even trip circuit breakers and knock out orbiting satellites, as has already been done this year,” added Reneke.’


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