‘Space Weather Woman’ Predicts Massive Solar Storm to Strike Earth

” “Direct Hit!” she predicted. “A snake-like filament launched as a big solar storm while in the Earth-strike zone.” “ by Bob Brigham Raw Story via msn Headline Image: © provided by RawStory Icelandic spiral northern lights in autumn time / Shutterstock. One of the world’s leading space science experts predicted a “direct hit” from a solar storm. Dr. Tamitha … Continue reading

Blood Red Sky in 1770 Lasted over a Week, Caused by the Biggest Solar Storm in History

I imagine that would have been both very terrifying and spectacular all at the same time. via In 1770, people living in far-east Asia saw the sky turn a deep crimson for over a week – an event that was recorded in ancient scrolls. Now, scientists have analysed the historical event, and suggest the red hue was caused by … Continue reading

People walk near a beached sperm whale on the Dutch island of Texel on January 13, 2016. 
Five sperm whales died after being stranded on the beach.
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Huge Solar Storm Might Have Been Responsible for Mass Sperm Whale Stranding Last Year

While this article title specifically addresses the stranding of last year, it should be noted that this theory of solar storms causing stranding is being considered for other incidents from this year as well. When a pod of seemingly healthy young sperm whales started washing up on the beaches of Northern Europe at the beginning of 2016, it had scientists … Continue reading

Christmas Solar Storm Threatens Earth’s Electrical Infrastructure

A solar storm will send extraordinary displays of colorful lights through the skies of northern countries, but may interfere with electrical equipment and power supplies. Solar storms, also called geomagnetic storms, occur when plasma, the superheated matter that makes up the sun, is blown outward from our star to create a stream of supercharged particles, sometimes referred to as the … Continue reading

Huge Solar Storm Which Could WIPE OUT Modern Technology Expected by 2020

THERE is a one in eight chance that the Earth will be hit by a huge solar storm by 2020 which could potentially leave the world without Internet, phone service and many more services that modern-day humans rely on. Researchers have warned that there is roughly a 12 per cent chance that a solar storm could smash into Earth by … Continue reading

Massive Crack in Earth’s Magnetic Shield Detected

If you’re looking for something to take your mind off of the presidential election, this might do the trick. A giant crack has been discovered in the Earth’s magnetosphere – our first line of defense against those pesky cosmic rays that bring down electrical power grids, mess up global positioning systems, garble communications and make your skin look like the … Continue reading

Space Storm Belt Discovered Across U.S. Upper Midwest

If you live one of the states in the Upper Midwest portion of the U.S. and you’re looking for something else to worry about besides the election, the Packers and bad cheese – this may be it. A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey has determined that this area, particularly the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota, suffers from enough … Continue reading