Solar flares?

Discussion in 'Survival & Sustenance Living Forum' started by Jaybirdzz, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. Jaybirdzz

    Jaybirdzz New Member

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    Whats been going on with these solar flares I been hearin alot lately?
     
  2. RJMercer

    RJMercer New Member

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    Solar activity is up and is said to peak in 2013. It just plays hell with satellite communications and geomagnetics. If the flares get terribly radical it will induce noise onto terrestrial communication lines and the electrical grid. I wouldn't worry about it too much unless you cant get a compass to point to magnetic north. That's a magnetic field disruption that could cause bigger problems.
     

  3. paintsplat

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    From what I gather the sun is in its last part of an eleven year cycle and between now and sometime next year is suppose to be the strongest in flares and solar activity, which could produce flares strong enough to short out some power grids, shut down communications, short out satellites, so on and so forth, at least in a nut shell that's what I understand.
     
  4. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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    And then there are some that say it could cause the end of the world as we know it. But I would not worry about something that you have no control over.
     
  5. dog2000tj

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    Repent, and thou shalt be saved ;)
     

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  6. Jaybirdzz

    Jaybirdzz New Member

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    Yeah im just not sure when they were supposed to hit and if they already did hit
     
  7. kaido

    kaido New Member

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    I'm thinking they already hit sometime last night.
    Most everyone I've talked to had their lights flicker around the same time.
    Didn't last all to long, but was surely enough to get everybody to notice it happening.
     
  8. Soliferrum

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    the sun is in an active 10 year sweep since 2001. there have been 1000's of solar flares since 2001 but now this year alone they are super famous because the the ever fu*king retarded mayan prediction that even if you have a small small voice in the back of your mind goes "they could be right" shoot yourself so your children wont polute the gene pool.

    Solar flares have been known to mess with all electronics across the world in different ways. the big one being electricity or "knocking out the grid". It takes 4 days for a solar flares' massive burst of radiation to reach earth. in that time all major life sustaining electronics will be turned off if they themselves are not protected by other means such as faraday cages. those massive fence enclosures around relays arnt just for security. Not to mention that that solar flare has to hit in the right place, with the earth being on the correct side, and for the flare to go off in the right direction towards us.

    one such solar flare could knock out power to the U.S. it has happened before in the 1800s...i think it was. the late 1800's anyway - compared to that it would fry electronics that have a current in them. which is pretty amazing but scary. but thank goodness those massive power companies have a **** ton of contingencies for that exact specific occassion as in if massive one did knock out power, the longest one area might go without is 2 weeks. its a good thing they get plenty of practice since the common outage or downing or surge i.e. dimming of the lights or brightening, comes from solar flares.

    in other words, a solar flare could most likely knock out power to a massive grid for while. but to the whole world? no. knock it out forever? no. kill everyone? no. i mean it could but there would be no saving yourself from a flare that massive. for it to actually kill people it would fry most of everything and the radiation alone would go about a good half mile into the earth, but our sun isnt that insane yet to start throwing those out.

    good god i just cant stand people scared for no reason.
     
  9. Jaybirdzz

    Jaybirdzz New Member

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    Yeah I hear all that I was never scared just never really paid attention to it. I didnt even realized it hit. But I was reading about a little bit when I was first heard and realized it wasnt nothin major
     
  10. Soliferrum

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    naw that wasnt directed at you bud, its just an encompassing comment to all these nut jobs about the end of the world + mayan crap. it pisses you off after you payed attention in school and find physics a hobby, then some retard thinks he knows whats going on "cause i watch the discovery channel." ....ugh.
     
  11. HockaLouis

    HockaLouis New Member

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    Where do I GET solar flares? I need 'em to go with my AR that has a vertical foregrip...
     
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  12. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    solar flares of all intensity have been hitting the earth since the begining of the planet. its still here.

    this whole flare thing is just a way for the media to get on the doomsday bandwagon. they are just trying to revive their failing ratings so they can sell advertising.
     
  13. Soliferrum

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    WERE ALL GONNA DIE!!! more at 11.
     
  14. primer1

    primer1 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Lmao. There is the small chance that the flares wipe out all electronics. The more I think about that the better that sounds :D...of course no more forums. :(
     
  15. Bigcountry02

    Bigcountry02 Coffee! If your not shaking, you need another cup Supporter

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    Here is a youtube video of activity on the Sun. Watch the video below is very interesting:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D62iIrdArQ"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1D62iIrdArQ[/ame]