Monday, February 1, 2010

The Solar Storm Threat and 2012

Nasa mission to unravel sun’s threat to Earth

NASA is to embark on one of its most ambitious missions in an attempt to unlock the secrets of the sun.

Following its launch in nine days’ time, the US space agency’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) will spend five years in orbit trying to discover the causes of extreme solar activity, such as sun spots and solar winds and flares.

Scientists have long been aware that disturbances on the sun can trigger dangerous x-rays, charged particles and magnetic fields that can disrupt power supplies, communication signals and aircraft navigation systems on Earth.

2012 and Solar Maximum

In 2006, NASA published a report by Mausumi Dikpati of the National Center for Atmospheric Research on what could be the most powerful solar storm since records began approximately four hundred years ago, scheduled to reach solar maximum in the year 2012. The geomagnetic storm that results during this time could itself become apocalyptic...

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1 comment:

  1. you know at this rate we are bound to be here long after 2012! God will not share His glory with another, we can't know the day nor the hour, and all this is man trying to explain the end of days without resorting to believing in God's word. The same 'scientist' on this show is also the one that was supposed to create life using that partical accelerator. When they struck it up it was supposed to create a worm never happened, so I doubt this one will! lol.God Rules...and He will say when...


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