Richard Carrington

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Name: Richard Carrington
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Solar Flare Could Trigger Auroras Tonight For Northern U.S.

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft captures the eruption of Wednesday's solar flare. NASA/SDO hide captioni toggle caption NASA/SDOEarth is in the line of fire of a powerful solar flare that has already begun hitting us, but most of the energy ... [Published NPR - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Amazing Northern Lights show main result of massive solar storm hitting Earth

WASHINGTON — A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but caused few, if any, problems. It also allowed more people to see the colourful northern lights. Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Chris Smith said the storm left the sun on Wednesday and ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Two solar eruptions to strike Earth, degrading GPS and radio transmissions on Saturday

Global positioning system and radio transmissions may be degraded through Saturday as two solar eruptions strike Earth and affect its magnetic field. The U.S. Space Weather Prediction Centre is tracking two two coronal mass ejections, “huge expulsions ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

'A giant magnetic explosion on the sun'

Text smaller Text biggerScientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say an “extreme” solar flare has been detected and while Earth appears to be in the bull’s-eye, exactly which part of the planet will see the biggest impact ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Apocalypse when? Bristol scientist talks about the solar storms...

Comments (0)JULY 23, 2012: Bradley Wiggins cycled down the Champs Elysee as the Tour de France champion, London basked in sunshine as it prepared for the Olympics, and unbeknown to most of us, the Earth had a very, very lucky escape.While we were all ... [Published Bristol Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Another Carrington Event Inevitable

On September 1, 1859, a massive solar flare struck the Earth, resulting in beautiful auroras but also inducing currents in telegraph wires causing them to spark and start fires. Hours earlier amateur astronomer Richard Carrington was observing the ... [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

A solar super storm is inevitable and could be devastating

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the August issue of Physics World, Ashley Dale from the University of Bristol warns of the “catastrophic” and “long-lasting” impacts of “solar super-storms” and the dangers we face if the threat continues to go ... [Published Green (Living) Review - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Scientist warns of inevitable solar super-storm propelled towards Earth

Image credit: NASA In this month’s issue of Physics World, Ashley Dale from the University of Bristol warns of the “catastrophic” and “long-lasting” impacts of “solar super-storms” and the dangers we face if the threat continues to go unnoticed. ... [Published EarthSky - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Near Miss: The Solar Superstorm of July 2012

If an asteroid big enough to knock modern civilization back to the 18th century appeared out of deep space and buzzed the Earth-Moon system, the near-miss would be instant worldwide news.Two years ago, Earth experienced a close shave just as perilous, ... [Published Space Daily - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Time to be afraid - preparing for big solar storm

By John Kemp The probability of a solar storm striking Earth in the next decade with enough force to do serious damage to electricity networks could be as high as 12 per cent, according to solar scientists.One such storm erupted from the surface of the ... [Published Trade Arabia - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

The Solar Storm That Nearly Destroyed Civilization As We Know It

Two years ago, we apparently came alarmingly close to an event that we could not have possibly avoided which would have had widespread devastating consequences: On July 23, 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Solar super storm: near miss threatened life as we know it

Credits: YoutubeAlt Text: Nasa illustration of solar stormSpace storm that narrowly missed Earth would have had a 'catastrophic effect' costing $2 trillion Briefing Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 4:05pm Earth narrowly avoided being hit by a solar super storm ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 24 2014]

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Solar Storm 2014: Could A New Carrington Event ... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 13 2014]
Amazing Northern Lights show main result of mas... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 13 2014]
Solar Flare Could Trigger Auroras Tonight For N... [Published NPR - Sep 12 2014]
Two solar eruptions to strike Earth, degrading ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 12 2014]
'A giant magnetic explosion on the sun' [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 11 2014]
Apocalypse when? Bristol scientist talks about... [Published Bristol Post - Aug 18 2014]
Another Carrington Event Inevitable [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 11 2014]
A solar super storm is inevitable and could be ... [Published Green (Living) Review - Aug 04 2014]
Scientist warns of inevitable solar super-storm... [Published EarthSky - Aug 01 2014]
Humanity 'risks catastrophe from a solar supers... [Published Telegraph - Aug 01 2014]
Near Miss: The Solar Superstorm of July 2012 [Published Space Daily - Jul 28 2014]
Time to be afraid - preparing for big solar storm [Published Trade Arabia - Jul 27 2014]
Solar ‘superstorm’ missed Earth in 2012 — but a... [Published PBS - Jul 26 2014]
The Solar Storm That Nearly Destroyed Civilizat... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 25 2014]
Near Miss [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 24 2014]
Solar super storm: near miss threatened life as... [Published The First Post: Latest - Jul 24 2014]
Hearing: Electric Grid Vulnerable to EMP [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 08 2014]
Getting Ready for the Next Big Solar Storm [Published Space Daily - Jun 23 2011]
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Amazing Northern Lights show main result of mas... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 13 2014]
WASHINGTON — A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but caused few, if any, problems. It also allowed more people to see the colourful northern lights. Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Chris Smith said the storm left the sun on Wednesday and ...
Two solar eruptions to strike Earth, degrading ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 12 2014]
Global positioning system and radio transmissions may be degraded through Saturday as two solar eruptions strike Earth and affect its magnetic field. The U.S. Space Weather Prediction Centre is tracking two two coronal mass ejections, “huge expulsions ...
Another Carrington Event Inevitable [Published NeuroLogica Blog - Aug 11 2014]
On September 1, 1859, a massive solar flare struck the Earth, resulting in beautiful auroras but also inducing currents in telegraph wires causing them to spark and start fires. Hours earlier amateur astronomer Richard Carrington was observing the ...
A solar super storm is inevitable and could be ... [Published Green (Living) Review - Aug 04 2014]
by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the August issue of Physics World, Ashley Dale from the University of Bristol warns of the “catastrophic” and “long-lasting” impacts of “solar super-storms” and the dangers we face if the threat continues to go ...
Scientist warns of inevitable solar super-storm... [Published EarthSky - Aug 01 2014]
Image credit: NASA In this month’s issue of Physics World, Ashley Dale from the University of Bristol warns of the “catastrophic” and “long-lasting” impacts of “solar super-storms” and the dangers we face if the threat continues to go unnoticed. ...
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