‘Minor’ solar storm reaches Earth

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 | Comments Off on ‘Minor’ solar storm reaches Earth

  The leading edge of a solar storm, which was expected since a massive eruption on the sun on Thursday, has reached Earth but caused no damage, scientists say. Solar storms can affect power grids, mobile phone communication as well as aviation. The European Space Agency (ESA) told German news agency dpa that the storm had so far caused no damage to satellites. Space weather forecasters said it would be a minor... 


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