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24 January 2012 Last updated at 09:55 ET Share this page By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website A solar flare erupted from the Sun's northeastern hemisphere on Monday Our planet is being bombarded by high-energy particles unleashed by the strongest solar storm since 2005, scientists say. The charged particles are mostly a concern [...]
After a prolonged period of minimal activity, it appears as if our Sun has woken up, and with a vengeance. During the three day period between February 13-15th, the sun experienced a series of solar storms culminating in an X-class solar flare – the strongest kind – and an earth directed Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), [...]