Friday, May 12, 2017
Cosmic Rays Intensify over California
Source - Space Weather News for May 12, 2017: http://spaceweather.com
COSMIC RAYS INTENSIFY: The solar cycle is plunging to its lowest level in years. As sunspots vanish and the sun's magnetic field weakens, cosmic rays are penetrating the inner Solar System in greater numbers than usual. High-altitude balloon flights over California have detected the change in the form of increased radiation levels in our planet's atmosphere.
Visit today's edition of Spaceweather.com to see the latest data and to learn how intensifying cosmic rays can affect us on Earth.