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Fraser
2009-Apr-29, 03:00 PM
Scientists have long understood that satellites are at risk from bombardment by solar storms. Now, they’ve gotten a closer look at how the storms are punishing Earth’s magnetosphere, leaving satellites exposed.The movie above, and the solar flare video below, were released by the European Space Agency today, along with descriptions of two solar eruptions spotted [...]

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