LeDaro: Solar Flare Almost Sent Earth Back to the Dark Ages in 2012

“Two years ago, we were blissfully unaware that our planet almost plunged into a widespread blackout due to a solar flare” Please watch the video here.

Dead Wild Roses: Solar Flare – There goes my radio reception.

    Solar flares make CBC radio 2 reception crappy.  Completely a first world problem, but I really do like clear reception when Radio2 isn’t playing crap.  Not to worry too much though, apparently the storm will not wipe our earth slate clean: “A solar storm that began with a massive flare on the sun’s surface ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Solar storms spur huge aurora borealis

Here’s some time-lapse video taken in Norway of the auroras caused by the solar flares. Gorgeous. And here’s a pic from of the Aurora Australis … from space! Taken by Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers on board the International Space Station … Continue reading →