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Warning of a solar storm approaching Earth
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Experts have warned that a solar storm is approaching and may hit the Earth

Experts have warned that a solar storm is approaching and may hit the Earth, after the sun shot a huge ball of plasma in the direction of the planet.

Coronal mass emission (CME) occurs when the sun spews out a cloud of charged particles and electromagnetic fluctuations.

Coronal mass emission (CME) occurs when the sun spews out a cloud of charged particles and electromagnetic fluctuations.

The coronal mass ejection that passes near Earth today was triggered by the sun into space three days ago, through "strands" of interlocking magnetic fields on the surface of our star (the sun).

Preliminary predictions indicate that the next solar storm may trigger the so-called G1 geomagnetic storm, which is the weakest category of solar storms. According to Russia Today.

A coronal mass ejection in September 1859 caused the strongest geomagnetic storm on record, a storm that scientists refer to as the "Carrington event."

According to a study presented at SIGCOMM 2021, a major solar storm like the Carrington event can paralyze the Internet for weeks.

Astrophysicists predict that there is a 1.6 to 12% chance that a solar storm strong enough to cause catastrophic disruption to modern society on Earth will strike in the next 10 years.