Outer space

Expect computer problems today, because of solar flares

We are under a current solar flare attack from our sun. A rather large coronal hole on the sun is shooting magnetic rays towards the earth at current speeds of 591.5 km/s. Expect speeds as high as 800.0 km/s. http://sec.noaa.gov/ace/MAG_SWEPAM_7d.html (the yellow one) http://www.spaceweather.com Better put on that aluminum foil deflector beanie http://zapatopi.net/afdb.html Yes, I …

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The Great Spot War on Jupiter

Jupiter’s Great Spot WarIt’s happening right now! The great Red Spot is colliding with the Great white spot on Jupiter. This sort of battle on this magnitude hasn’t happened since 1975. The overlord red spot vs. the underdog white spot. Who will win? Who will walk away an ashamed loser? My money is on the …

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My email to NASA about Space Balloons… Don’t toss ’em away!

Balloons have been used for decades to conduct scientific studies. NASA balloons are constructed of thin, 0.002-centimeter (0.8 mil), polyethylene film, about the same thickness as ordinary sandwich wrap and are as big as the Louisana Superdome. In order to take down the balloon after the study is over, the fabric is ripped causing to …

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Matt’s Link of the Week

I just created a new yahoo email group called “Matt’s Link of the Week”. You can join at:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LinkOfTheWeek/join. This week’s link:Aluminum Foil Deflector BeanieKeep out the martian rays and intercept enemy intelligencehttp://zapatopi.net/afdb.html And the bonus question:Do you believe in aliens?