Despite the advances in communication technologies and other infrastructure projects, Carrington's scale event would still be a disaster.
One of the main questions of today's solar science is how it can predict when a solar storm threatens. What is known about the Sun's activity on the peaks and reduces the 11-year solar cycle. During the maximum period of activity, which occurred at the end of 2014, the sun more frequently comes from solar flares. But scientists continue to struggle when the solar plasma explosions will occur. Knowledge of solar activity can be engineers in the earth's time to provide solar power waves in the atmosphere of the earth.
But new research hopes.
The British and American science trio analyzed the last five solar cycles that were activated in the 1960s and found the maximum sample of each sample.
It was also known as the satellites of the Sun's outer atmosphere, also known as its Corona, the permanent flow of particles formed from the sun and the atmosphere of the sun when the solar particles hit Earth's magnetic fields.
"For each physical variable we think that the distribution tail (above the threshold) can be distributed by one master distribution, using the mean and the difference between the maximum interval of each solar surface," the researchers wrote in an article in the article in July. Magazine Space weather.
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In other words, scientists have created an improved forecasting tool for earth-based engineers to assess the effects of sunlight on the Sun's activity in order to protect the infrastructure from the subsequent explosion of solar energy.
"If the system continues to do so we can not be sure that this mathematical expression should be the next sunrise," said Printer author Sandra Chapman, Fulbright Scholar and astrophysicist against the Kingdom of the Kingdom, told Seeker.
While Chapman's team research will not be predicting the next extreme, the Carrington scale event, it provides insights for big events that could potentially threaten infrastructure on Earth.
Predicting the sun's solar activity is expected to increase further. NASA Parker Solar Probe was released on August 11 from the Congo Air Force Station in Florida. It will be as close to orbit as the sun. It's about eight times closer than the planet Mercury. The closest proximity of the investigation will allow him to analyze the "clusters" of the particles emitted to the Sun that he travels to Earth, Chapman said.