The Sun is spitting out more and more solar flares and it’s starting to get dangerous.
Satellites fell from the sky in February after flares caused a geomagnetic storm and last month, they knocked out communications technology in Africa and the Middle East for over an hour.
On this episode of The Science Briefing, Dr Sophie Calabretto talks to Cosmos Magazine journalist Evrim Yazgin about the hazards of increasing solar flares and why the Sun’s temper is flaring up.
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Originally published by Cosmos as The Sun is getting angry and we’re not sure why!
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