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The Next Solar Storm Could Destroy Civilization If We Don’t Build A Magnetic Shield

The sun occasionally erupts in solar storms that wreak havoc with electronics here on Earth and the White House has ordered the creation of a disaster plan to protect vital systems from destruction.

A French scientist doesn’t think that will be enough to protect the planet, however, and he’s calling on the spacefaring nations of the world to build a massive magnetic shield.

Solar storms that strike the Earth can knock out the computers and communications equipment we have come to depend on in the modern age.

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Scientists Spot Second Star With Possible Dyson Sphere

Out in the far reaches of space there lies an alien star that has been bewildering scientists since early this year because of the strange variations in its brightness levels and its tendency to dim inexplicably.

Now, they’ve found a second star that exhibits the same strange behavior. Months ago researchers floated several theories about why the strange star was dimming, but none of the answers seemed to fit.

Now, they’ve think they’ve find the answer and it has nothing to do with aliens.

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A Massive Solar Storm Could Send Us Back To The Stone Age

Our star, the sun, is currently going through a solar cycle that is creating a massive black spot on its surface, known as a coronal hole, and it’s expected to trigger solar storms that could wreak havoc with electronic systems here on Earth.

NASA isn’t worried about this storm, but the White House is concerned a larger storm could knock out Earth’s electronics, its power grids, rip a whole in the ozone and wipe out livestock and crops.

Last year the White House partnered with the National Science and Technology Council to establish a space weather monitoring system.

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Our Sun Is Being Covered By A Giant Black Spot

A NASA spacecraft orbiting the Earth has spotted a massive black hole growing on the surface of our sun, but despite some panicked reports, the national space agency promises that all is well.

The massive dark spot on the sun is an area of lower density than the rest of the star, which is why it appears darker; it’s a natural phenomenon that occurs sporadically.

Although most earthlings won’t be affected there is some danger to astronauts, pilots and GPS satellites.  The less dense area of the sun opens the sun to space which creates solar storms whose intense radiation tends to play havoc with electronics here on Earth.

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