[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.

- Joe

-------- Original Message --------
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

Link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/11/06/1246259
Posted by: CmdrTaco, on 2003-11-06 13:46:00
Topic: science, 62 comments

   from the bring-me-a-keiser-helmet dept.
   [1]idontneedanickname writes "The BBC is reporting about the [2]newest
   flare unleashed by the sun. According to NASA's [3]SOHO website,
   "Today word came from the [4]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
   for us...


   1. http://streamerp2p.com/
   2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3242353.stm
   3. http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/
   4. http://www.sec.noaa.gov/today.html

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