This just in: expect solar storms of unusual ferocity

The Australian Space Operations Centre had its inaugural big alert the weekend before last. The Sun decided to celebrate Halloween with the first powerful flare of the new solar cycle. According to the Bureau of Meteorology Space Weather Services forecaster Dr Zahra Bouya, it turned out to be a “trick”. “It didn’t eventuate the way … Continue reading This just in: expect solar storms of unusual ferocity