[Fwd: Sun Produces Strongest Flare Ever Recorded]
Joseph S. Barrera III
jsb at polymathy.org
Thu Nov 6 07:42:41 PST 2003
Justin already FoRKed on this subject, but here are the
canonical slashdot writeup and links.
I love shit like this.
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Subject: Sun Produces Strongest Flare Ever Recorded
Date: 6 Nov 2003 14:26:01 -0000
From: brian-slashdotnews at hyperreal.org
To: slashdotnews at hyperreal.org
Posted by: CmdrTaco, on 2003-11-06 13:46:00
Topic: science, 62 comments
from the bring-me-a-keiser-helmet dept.
idontneedanickname writes "The BBC is reporting about the newest
flare unleashed by the sun. According to NASA's SOHO website,
"Today word came from the SEC that their best estimate was X28. We
have a new number 1 X-ray flare for the record books." As usual there
are magnificent images to be admired." This one's not headed straight
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