For months, scientists have warned that the frequency and intensity of solar disturbances will be increasing significantly as the Sun reaches close to the peak of its solar cycle.
And it appears that the first sign of the Sun's wrath is already upon us. Using its technology through a method called Helioseismology, researchers have observed a sunspot on the farside of the Sun.
And while sunspots are regular occurrences, this one is one of the largest sunspots seen in the last five years. If it explodes, it will definitely cause an extreme solar storm event which can damage both satellites in space and electronics on ground.
From internet connection to mobile networks, all can be destroyed in an instant. So, read on to know if a solar storm to Earth is expected.The development was reported by SpaceWeather.com which reported, “The black blob is a sunspot group--a big one.Read more on tech.hindustantimes.com