Solar Flare 2012: Massive Solar Storm Headed For Earth
Ok, that was a joke. Our sys-admins are nowhere near your classical garden variety BOFH you read about. They are one of the most pleasant and helpful people I know.
One of the most powerful solar storms in the last five years was unleashed yesterday after a massive solar flare erupted from the sun. Space weather scientists are closely watching the sun’s activity as the storm could interfere with satellite communication and power grids.
- Huge Solar Flare’s Magnetic Storm May Disrupt Satellites, Power Grids (izabael.com)
- NASA’s Footage of a Massive X-Class Solar Flare (theatlantic.com)