Uh Oh!

Boy, this doesn’t look good. (BoingBoing)

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Author: Carle Steel

Carle Steel was a simple moisture farmer on a barren, sun-baked world who, through fate and destiny, brought the mighty Galactic Empire to its knees. She likes cats, bats, mice and you.

3 thoughts on “Uh Oh!”

  1. Totally agree with the one comment on the site about the prominence looking like a horse kicking its hind legs. I think the biggest effect it could have is to disrupt communication a bit. I know that’s happened with past solar flares. And I wonder about the people up in the space station, if they’ll have to take special precautions?

  2. I was wondering this morning why the sun burns. What is it burning, and more importantly, doesn’t it need oxygen? How did I get this far as an earthling without knowing the basics about the thing that’s keeping me alive? Sigh.

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