Thursday, March 22, 2012

Solar Storm Dumps Gigawatts into Earth's Upper Atmosphere

Source - NASA Science News for March 22, 2012

A flurry of solar activity in early March dumped enough heat in Earth's upper atmosphere to power every residence in New York City for two years. The heat has since dissipated, but there's more to come as the solar cycle intensifies.

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