NASA's guide to solar flares

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Aug. 12 2011 10:53 AM

NASA's guide to solar flares

What with all the fun excitement blasting away from the Sun the past few days, now is a good time to point you toward this excellent guide to solar flares and their classification, presented by the good folks at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center:

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Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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Now I don't have to always define what this all means every time the Sun flips its lid over the next couple of years. I like it when my tax money makes my life easier.

Tip o' the lead apron to Scott Wiessenger.



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