Largest sunspot in 24 years continues to baffle scientists

November 4, 2014 1:49 PM

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Largest sunspot in 24 years continues to baffle scientists

Solar flares can interfere with communications on Earth, even causing power grids to shut down when close and powerful enough. AR 12192 shot 10 flares but fortunately only caused mild disturbance on the planet.(Photo : NASA)

Solar flares can interfere with communications on Earth, even causing power grids to shut down when close and powerful enough. AR 12192 shot 10 flares but fortunately only caused mild disturbance on the planet.

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