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A major celestial eruption could destroy satellites and the electric grid
Solar-Flare-Solar-Storm

The first strong solar flare in four years occurred on Feb. 14, 2011, as captured here by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft. This solar flare led to warnings that a geo-magnetic storm could disrupt communications and electrical supplies once it reaches the earth's magnetic field.

NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory