One. Two. Sun hurls two solar flares: Earth put on geomagnetic storm alert

September 12, 2014 2:26 PM

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Two solar eruptions are sending charged material racing toward the Earth. What does that mean for people on the planet and satellites in space?(Photo : NASA)

Two coronal mass ejections (CME's) erupted from the surface of the Sun, placing residents of Earth on alert for a possible pair of geomagnetic storms. Electrically-charged material from our home star is headed toward collisions with the Earth.

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