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Is The World Coming To An End  -  How About These Solar Flares

Is the world coming to an end? Strange things have been happening in the world lately with nature and temperature rise, and now x class solar flares?

X-class solar flares are considered to be the strongest of flares that come from the sun, and on a scale from 1-5 the one that happened last night was considered a 5.4!

NASA is still gathering data at this time, but do we have anything to really worry about here?

That depends… You see for the past 11 years the sun has actually been in a cycle of solar flare activity yet most of us have had no idea about it until now. What can these solar flares mean?

Well for starters, they can certainly be proven to greatly disrupt satellites, oil pipelines, GPS, and even power grids. But it’s not to say we should be worrying ourselves with end of the world hypotheses just yet.

This strong geomagnetic storm (or solar flare) headed our way Thursday (March 7th, 2012) weather experts said headed by a huge cloud of charged particles flared off of the sun at about 4.5 million MPH into space. That’s roughly 600 Miles a second!

While this may be the first time people are hearing about something like this, rest assured that there have been solar flares before, but with all the hype of Dec. 2012 right around the corner we easily look at this event by blowing it out of proportion.

Although solar flares happen regularly in decades before and more to come, this one in particular is the strongest that has happened for about the past 6 years.

The only significance about these are that there have never been reported two or three right on top of each other making this time over the past decade somewhat more significant than previous flares.

In fact scientists say that in the cycle the sun is in right now it is not until next year that we are to see a peak expected in this solar flaring activity.

Some things we can expect from these solar flares that just happened… Well radio blackouts for one. Lasting for days the solar radiation may also affect Air Traffic (especially near the poles) and satellites alike.

These flares can also make for a beautiful and vivid aurora according to experts. In fact experts have even said that mid latitudes will even be able to see the aurora borealis during this time, how cool Is that!

States as far as Illinois, New York, & Iowa could expect to view this dramatis persona of events in the sky.

I say enjoy the show and try not to worry about it too much, the world has been experiencing this kind of happening for millennia now and has always been exposed to dangers. We just recently have the technology to discover them is all and it is creating fear in people when it really shouldn’t.

As far as all the end of the world “hype” and these solar flares not helping people’s fears thinking, “this is what the Mayan have predicted was going to happen”…

Let us first take into consideration here that it was Julius Cesar who created "leap year". Oh yes, oh wait what you didn’t know this!?!

This was around 40 BC or so, and so the Mayan calendar did not account for these 400 some days we have added since. Plus the fact that there are (in actuality) 365 ¼ days in a full year…

So in that sense you can suppose that according to Mayan calendar provided they did not account for Julius Cesar adding all of these days to our calendar up until now that it should really be like Jun 2013 right now anyways.

SO, nothing to worry about, it’s just like 1999 when everyone stocked up on water and canned goods, built hideouts underground and BAM... the ball dropped and so did every ones ridiculous perceptions.

Safe? For now it is not a bad idea to stop worrying and let things play out, if the world IS coming to an end, I can say I am God fearing and ready for it to happen, are you?


Street Talk

I'm sure even the people that thought everything was going to be fine in 1999 still had there food supply all stocked up. I know I did. It is about survival. So you can bet everyone even thinking about the world ending are packing and storing their food supplies up to the limit. You probably got MRE's all over the place. LOL. I do not believe anyone knows when the world will end and a lot of money is going to be made on the subject. The Mayan civilization was way ahead on technology. Was there visitors from out space that shared this info with these people. maybe they knew more that we give them credit for. We shall see. Waiting for Dec. 21, 2012. Is that the day. we shall see. I actually was thinking about this niche a few days ago. Nice article and great info. I'll send out a tweet and see if you get any reactions.

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Thanks, appreciate it sir. You're right too, this just may be a good niche to get into "before its too late" :D

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  about 1 decade ago
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