Saturday, September 29, 2012

Will Solar Flares Cause A 2012 Apocalypse?

Many apocalyptic predictions call for doomsday to occur in 2012.  The most specific apocalypse is predicted for December 21, 2012 based on the Mayan calendar.  Other 2012 doomsday predictions are derived from Biblical, astrological, or Nostradamus interpretations.

But should we be concerned about solar storms in 2012?  Heliophysicist Alex Young from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center sorts out truth from fiction.



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