Map, Compass & GPS

Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon

Monday, February 28, 2011

Solar Storms

There has been  a bit of chatter over the last several months in the media about the sun, solar flares and now solar storms.

In an AOL news release, Sharon Weinberger writes about the impact of a pending solar storm.

Roughly every eleven years, the earth enters an new solar cycles.  Reportedly, we are seeing more acitivity than in the past.  Intense solar activity can have a serious inpact on GPS systems, communications, and "disrupt the electrical grid" according to Weinberber. 

Read the complete article here.

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