In July 2012, a solar storm caused a coronal mass ejection (CME) to rocket out of the sun toward Earth. It barely missed us, but if it had hit our planet, it would have spelled big trouble for power grids, satellites, and literally every electronic device ever. But that was 2012. What about the next one?
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 19, 2017
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