As If We Don't Have Enough To Worry About, Now There's A Crack In Earth's Magnetic Shield

Submitted by: trimble 9 months ago in Science
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This is probably all for the better -- let's get this over with.

An excerpt from Space Daily:

The burst occurred when a giant cloud of plasma ejected from the solar corona, and moving with a speed of about 2.5 million kilometers per hour struck our planet, causing a severe compression of Earth's magnetosphere from 11 to 4 times the radius of Earth.

It triggered a severe geomagnetic storm that generated aurora borealis, and radio signal blackouts in many high latitude countries.

Earth's magnetosphere extends over a radius of a million kilometers, which acts as the first line of defence, shielding us from the continuous flow of solar and galactic cosmic rays, thus protecting life on our p6lanet from these high intensity energetic radiations.

There are 6 comments:
Male 1,532
Yes I have made this conclusion my self what we don't know is tremendous. I just hope that when it switches poles we don't all drift out into space, just a little light flying would be nice.
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Male 1,670
The poles have shifted before, they are doing it again. It may actually explain why the arctic ice caps are receding while the antarctic ice gaps are growing. I've watched a bunch of documentaries on this, check out youtube for the videos
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Male 76
Now There’s A Crack In Earth’s Magnetic Shield? I think you missed out this bit from the article ".. on 22 June 2015  .."
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Male 3,807
Not my title or subtitle.
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Male 1,532
Thanks Obama
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Male 1,532
Its global warmings' fault.
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