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Message 887210 - Posted: 22 Apr 2009, 5:26:24 UTC

the Sun is apparently being quiet these days:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8008473.stm
last year "was a 100-year low in sunspot activity."
keep telescopic listening devices aimed at the Zenith of the Horizon
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Message 887227 - Posted: 22 Apr 2009, 8:21:38 UTC

It seems to me that the world wide crisis has reached and passed already the 8 light-minutes mark!
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Message 887289 - Posted: 22 Apr 2009, 15:01:38 UTC
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Tell me about it... I've been trying to see the aurora for the whole winter (I live above the arctic circle) and there was *nothing*. I was so desperate I even began to see strange things which were not there. ;-)
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Message 887678 - Posted: 23 Apr 2009, 18:42:52 UTC - in response to Message 887210.  

the Sun is apparently being quiet these days:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8008473.stm
last year "was a 100-year low in sunspot activity."

100 years, yes, but not historic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maunder_Minimum


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Message 888128 - Posted: 25 Apr 2009, 1:01:27 UTC

Its the quiet before the storm, before it blows up. RUN!!!
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Message 888336 - Posted: 25 Apr 2009, 20:38:29 UTC - in response to Message 888128.  

Its the quiet before the storm, before it blows up. RUN!!!

Like Nibbler at the end of the first Futurama movie: "Quick! Everyone out of the Universe!"
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