Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The Solar Storm

From the Wall Street Journal online:

Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that it was rerouting some transpolar flights between Asia and the U.S. to avoid the impact of the largest solar storm in almost a decade.
The Atlanta-based carrier said some flights to Detroit from Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul took a more southerly routing on overnight flights, though a spokesman said planes flew faster to keep schedules intact. Tuesday departures from the U.S. were expected to follow similar routes.
The solar storm has been the topic of a great deal of interest here at the AMS meeting (see below).

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for allowing me to follow you. Its an important subject when it deals with life and death unfortunately. I feel bad for what happens with the destruction that a tornado causes in a matter of seconds for example. Thank you for your dedicated hard work in keeping us informed. God bless, sincerely Lena


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