Friday, March 1, 2013

Telecommunications briefly disrupted by magnetic storm


1.03.2013, 20:49
After six weeks of calm, global telecommunications have been briefly disrupted by a moderate magnetic storm, caused by a gust of solar wind reaching the Earth’s atmosphere.
Solar wind is a stream of electrically charged particles hitting the Earth at about 600 kilometers a second.Voice of Russia, RIA
Source: Voice of Russia

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