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Something Additional On Friday

“Extreme” Solar Storm Streaking Towards Earth

Last Updated Sep 11, 2014 7:20 PM EDT

“There’s been a giant magnetic explosion on the sun,” Tom Berger, Director of the Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado said. “Because it’s pointed right at us, we’ll at least catch some of the cloud” of highly energized and magnetized plasma that can disrupt Earth’s magnetic sphere, which sometimes leads to temporary power grid problems.

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