A huge solar storm is heading our way and gigantic ‘cracks’ are opening up in Earth’s magnetic field

A huge solar storm is heading our way and gigantic ‘cracks’ are opening up in Earth’s magnetic field
 

A gigantic hole has opened up in the sun and spewed out a massive stream of radiation that’s now heading towards Earth.
This ‘solar storm’ is set to hit our planet on March 14, which is Wednesday this week.
Whilst it’s not strong enough to blast humanity back to the Stone Age, it could play havoc with the satellites which power the world’s communication networks.
‘A geomagnetic storm is a major disturbance of Earth’s magnetosphere that occurs when there is a very efficient exchange of energy from the solar wind into the space environment surrounding Earth,’ said the Space Weather Prediction... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Hot News, Views: 103
Source: Metro
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