Physical Sciences: Record-breaking Cosmic Ray Storm stemming from Solar Activity in August 1972

@article{Pomerantz1973PhysicalSR,
  title={Physical Sciences: Record-breaking Cosmic Ray Storm stemming from Solar Activity in August 1972},
  author={M. Pomerantz and S. P. Duggal},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1973},
  volume={241},
  pages={331-333}
}
AN unusual centre of solar activity was the seat of the most severe disturbances of the current solar cycle early in August 1972. It produced reports from the general public of various visual phenomena in the night sky, surges in electrical systems, radio blackouts and effects upon the navigation of birds in flight. Of the great variety of physical phenomena associated with this remarkable region (sunspot group 331, McMath plage region 11976, centred at Carrington, longitude 009 degrees), we… Expand
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