Solar Storm’s Impact On Earth Weaker Than Predicted

Robert Siegel speaks with Joseph Kunches, a space scientist with the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center, about the solar storm that hit Earth on Thursday.

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Solar Storm Goes Easy On Earth — But More Are Sure To Come, NASA Says

The huge solar storm that NASA detected hurtling toward Earth hit our planet at 5:42 a.m. ET Thursday. So far, there have been no reports of major power or communications disruptions. But it’s not the last you’ll hear about solar storms; the sun’s activity won’t peak until 2013.

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