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SarasotaRepub
06-06-2010, 05:02 PM
:eek:

Oh Noes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2010/04jun_swef/)




June 4, 2010: Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that's new to human history. To make preparations, authorities in Washington DC are holding a meeting: The Space Weather Enterprise Forum at the National Press Club on June 8th.

Many technologies of the 21st century are vulnerable to solar storms. [more (http://www.nswp.gov/)]
Richard Fisher, head of NASA's Heliophysics Division, explains what it's all about:

"The sun is waking up from a deep slumber, and in the next few years we expect to see much higher levels of solar activity. At the same time, our technological society has developed an unprecedented sensitivity to solar storms. The intersection of these two issues is what we're getting together to discuss."


No doubt it's Bu$hCo's fault!!! :rolleyes:

warpig
06-06-2010, 06:57 PM
I thought Obama was winding down the existence of NASA? Going to farm these type of things out to private industry??

Sonnabend
06-06-2010, 11:39 PM
"The sun is waking up from a deep slumber, and in the next few years we expect to see much higher levels of solar activity. At the same time, our technological society has developed an unprecedented sensitivity to solar storms. The intersection of these two issues is what we're getting together to discuss."

Cue wilbur to tell us that the Sun has no effect on human climate

Rockntractor
06-06-2010, 11:42 PM
Did anyone happen to catch the forecast for mars this week?:confused:

Sonnabend
06-07-2010, 02:30 AM
Did anyone happen to catch the forecast for mars this week?

http://snarkerati.com/movie-news/files/2008/07/marvin-the-martian.jpg

Not until you pay last months subscription :mad::mad:

wilbur
06-07-2010, 11:04 AM
How much do you want to bet Sonna, that you cannot produce an actual quote from me saying that?

We can even up the stakes -find a real climate scientist who has ever said that, and I'll pay you the sum of money of your choice.

Gingersnap
06-07-2010, 02:35 PM
Let's get back to the solar activity story. ;)