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The Sun's Magnetic Field is about to Flip
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Default The Sun's Magnetic Field is about to Flip - 08-08-2013, 07:54 | posts: 21,366 | Location: Guru3D testlab

Something big is about to happen on the sun. According to measurements from NASA-supported observatories, the sun's vast magnetic field is about to flip. "It looks like we're no more than 3 to...

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Default 08-08-2013, 09:21 | posts: 1,070 | Location: South Dakota

http://youtu.be/3_gst-Ryh3g

and then

http://youtu.be/BF3vhCaQ7uI

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Default 08-08-2013, 09:55 | posts: 207 | Location: Dublin

OK sun, let's make a few things clear. I know you need to do this, but please be kind enough and don't send any big CMEs our way cause my 2nd GTX660 Ti is on it's way..
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 10:08 | posts: 245 | Location: Oslo

Nothing new, its been doing it every 11 years for as long as I can remember. Might want to include the billion years or so before I can remember too
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 11:37 | posts: 10,202 | Location: Dundee, Scotland

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Oh god that movie looks terribad.
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 11:43 | posts: 13,594 | Location: USA

I'd watch is just cause DJE is in it.
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 13:38 | posts: 1,252 | Location: UK

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OK sun, let's make a few things clear.
Thanks Kosh, thanks a bunch. Now I got Will Smith in my head.
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 13:47 | posts: 7,137 | Location: 127.0.0.1

Apparently this happens about every 11 years, which means I have experienced this 3 times in my life, and I don't remember anything out of the ordinary ever happening because of it
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 15:40 | posts: 348 | Location: Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.

I like to roll up a fat piff during stormy space weather!
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 16:18 | posts: 426 | Location: MA, USA

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Apparently this happens about every 11 years, which means I have experienced this 3 times in my life, and I don't remember anything out of the ordinary ever happening because of it
That's because after 11 years the changes are too subtle to notice. The problem with the solar maximum is all it takes is 1 CME to blast toward us to cause some electronic mayhem. But considering how huge the sun is and how tiny the earth is, we don't get hit by destructive CMEs that often, so we basically just get some extra hot summers and that's it.
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 16:37 | posts: 4,059 | Location: Australia

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OK sun, let's make a few things clear. I know you need to do this, but please be kind enough and don't send any big CMEs our way cause my 2nd GTX660 Ti is on it's way..
No matter what you ask of the sun, it doesn't care, it's still going to give you the flip



[IMG]http://imamook.files.**************/2010/03/middle-finger-kid.jpg[/IMG]
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 19:12 | posts: 4,549 | Location: Netherlands

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Go watch the movie Supernova. That movie has an ending that will WTF you tenfold and a worse ending than ME3.
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 19:23 | posts: 3,647 | Location: UK

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Go watch the movie Supernova. That movie has an ending that will WTF you tenfold and a worse ending than ME3.
This?

http://www.*********/title/tt0134983/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
   
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Default 08-08-2013, 22:49 | posts: 4,549 | Location: Netherlands

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No, it has the same name and is fairly recent. Was about 3 hours and the story revolved in the sun soon to be turning supernova in present time. Thus killing all humans of course. No one survives a supernova. The ending was arse!

It is the 2005 movie, since there are several also crappy movies with the same name. Supernova must be a synonym for b-movies.

The user reviews of that movie on imdb are hilarious.

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Default 08-08-2013, 23:35 | posts: 8,082 | Location: Urban`Jungle

Cool, also no wonder its so hot this summer
   
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Default 08-09-2013, 00:08 | posts: 1,070 | Location: South Dakota

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Cool, also no wonder its so hot this summer
This has been the coldest summer on record.

http://www.climatedepot.com/2013/07/...s-in-one-week/

I might be ordering this.

http://www.amazon.com/Cold-Sun-John-.../dp/1426967918

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That's because after 11 years the changes are too subtle to notice. The problem with the solar maximum is all it takes is 1 CME to blast toward us to cause some electronic mayhem. But considering how huge the sun is and how tiny the earth is, we don't get hit by destructive CMEs that often, so we basically just get some extra hot summers and that's it.
Yup all it takes is 1..

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_storm_of_1859
   
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Default 08-09-2013, 00:10 | posts: 8,082 | Location: Urban`Jungle

not here in EU.. We have 38-42C in shade.

Usually its 29-34C this time of year..



Edit:
Although there is a cooler rainier weather on the way, it will drop to 22-27C next week.
Finally, this 40C drought for the last 3-4weeks was a bit too much. I saw cornfields and grass all brown and almost dead..

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Default 08-09-2013, 00:19 | posts: 5,176 | Location: Logd n jst 2 change avatar

Warm ist winter here in nz that i can remember.

Also, i saw in a docomthat the sun makes a humming noise that can be heard in space, anyone know if thats true.
   
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Default 08-09-2013, 04:48 | posts: 4,283 | Location: MI, USA



(sorry, I had to)
   
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Default 08-09-2013, 05:04 | posts: 6,915 | Location: Dubai

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Warm ist winter here in nz that i can remember.

Also, i saw in a docomthat the sun makes a humming noise that can be heard in space, anyone know if thats true.
Should be true, NASA had released recordings of something like that made by Voyager.
   
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Default 08-09-2013, 08:40 | posts: 4,059 | Location: Australia

It's not noise as in sound, but yes, it does.
   
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Default 08-09-2013, 09:25 | posts: 1,070 | Location: South Dakota

http://iswa.gsfc.nasa.gov/IswaSystem...1&cygnetId=261
   
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