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23 hrs ago | CiteULike

Magnetar activity mediated by plastic deformations of neutron star crust

We advance a "Solar flare" model of magnetar activity, whereas a slow evolution of the magnetic field in the upper crust, driven by electron MHD flows, twists the external magnetic flux tubes, producing persistent emission, bursts and flares.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Geckos' sexual odyssey saved

THAT was a close call. We were just a week away from being smashed by a solar flare in 2012.

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Examiner.com

Scientists: Earth survived a civilization-ending near-miss solar storm in 2012

Two years ago, a NASA observatory picked up on a solar storm that came close to causing serious technical problems here on Earth.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CNN

Massive solar storm barely missed us

A mid-level flare erupted on the left side of the sun on July 8, 2014. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory highlights the high-temperature solar material in a flare, which is typically colorized in teal.

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Lower Township Gazette

NASA says solar storm nearly sent Earth back to the Dark Agesa again

NASA admitted the Earth sidestepped the effects of a massive solar flare in 2012, barely missing instant catastrophe and chaos when the flare would have wiped out the planets electrical grids./NASA NASA admitted the Earth sidestepped the effects of a massive solar flare in 2012, barely missing the instant catastrophe and chaos that would have ... (more)

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Forbes.com

Keep Calm: The Truth About The Huge Solar Flare That Just Missed Earth

Last night, a friend asked me if I had written about the huge solar flare that nearly converted all of us to an Amish lifestyle.

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Lucianne.com

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A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NEWS.com.au

NASA: Earth was nearly destroyed two years ago

PHEW, that was a close call. NASA has revealed we were a week away from being smashed by a devastating solar flare in 2012.

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Houston Chronicle

We owe the Mayans a cupcake: Apoca2012 almost happened

Extreme solar storms pose a threat to all forms of high-technology. They begin with an explosion-a "solar flare"-in the magnetic canopy of a sunspot.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

SPACE.com

Is Voyager 1 Really in Interstellar Space? New Test Could Prove It for Good

A new test could determine once and for all whether NASA's Voyager 1 probe has indeed entered interstellar space, some researchers say.

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The Washington Post

How a solar storm nearly destroyed life as we know it two years ago

On July 23, 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed a catastrophic encounter with the Earth's atmosphere.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WMMV-AM Melbourne

Protecting the Grid/ Dream Predictions

In the first half, retired policy analyst for the Department of Defense for 23 years, and now currently writing political and policy analysis for World Net Daily, Michael Maloof , warned of the dangers of an EMP attack.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hawk Eye

Why is our sun so quiet all of a sudden?

The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in ... NASA This image provided by NASA shows a solar flare just as sunspot 1105 was turning away from Earth in 2010.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

What is going on with the sun? Scientists confused after no sun...

Is this the BUK missile launcher that shot down MH17 being smuggled back to Russia: Motorist captures military truck carrying BUK M1 in border town 'Mr Putin, send them home, send them home, please': Grieving mother begs Russian leader to return her son and girlfriend as snatch MH17 bodies and drive them to unknown location British Prime Minister ... (more)

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

CNN

Space weather: Fine, with a chance of solar flares

A mid-level flare erupted on the left side of the sun on July 8, 2014. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory highlights the high-temperature solar material in a flare, which is typically colorized in teal.

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KRCR

Solar flares light up the sky

From Earth, the sun appears as a constant circle of light, but when viewed in space a brilliant display of motion is revealed.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Inhabitat

Climate Change Could Dramatically Increase UV Storms and Radiation

When it comes to radiation, fearsome disasters like Fukushima and Chernobyl capture the headlines.

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Scientific American

Experiment Triggers Superhot Plasma Outbursts to Untangle Solar Flare Mystery

The Magnetic Reconnection Experiment at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab can re-create the plasma eruptions on the sun in miniature.

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Scientific American

Bottling the Sun: Laboratory Experiment Mimics Solar Eruptions [Slide Show]

The entire apparatus is placed inside the MRX chamber during the solar eruption experiment.....[ More ] These wire coils carry current that mimics the electrical charge flowing beneath sunspots on the solar surface.

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Universe Today

Blast! Sun Pops Off A Moderate Solar Flare. Could Others Follow Soon?

With a watchful NASA spacecraft capturing its moves, the Sun sent off a "mid-level" solar flare on Tuesday that you can watch in the video above.

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