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Wednesday, July 17, 2002

The Sun blows up

Spaceweather.com has some beautiful pictures of the sun blowing up. CNN has an explanation. And the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory web site is a mother lode of amazing pictures of the sun in all its volatile glory.

I pay attention to this stuff because every time the sun does something like this, it changes conditions on shortwave radio and I can sometimes hear stuff that I can't hear at other times. But I also just love looking at the pictures.

Posted at 9:37 PM

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So that's why everyone's been so strange... *snicker*

Posted by BlueWolf at 1:01 AM, July 18, 2002 [Link]

hi i love to no about the sun blowing up

Posted by sun at 10:45 AM, January 26, 2006 [Link]

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"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

- Albert Einstein, explaining radio


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