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Blog 6: Trio of Solar Flares

Between April 2 to the 3 of 2017, three solar flares peaked out of the sun. Solar flares send out powerful bursts of radiation. This radiation is harmful, but luckily cannot pass through Earth’s atmosphere to harm humans. These solar flares however can affect, if strong enough, to disturb atmosphere layers where GPS and communication […] Continue reading

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Astronomy201: Reflection and Take Away

The best part about this class has been the breadth of knowledge I have accumulated. We tend not to go too far into any one subject, but we cover enough […] Continue reading

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