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March 9 2013

Curiosity Rover Put to Sleep to Wait Out Solar Storm


NASAís Curiosity rover has been ordered to batten down the hatches to avoid getting damaged while a solar storm rages around Mars.

Solar storms occur when the surface of the sun erupts, spewing out a jet of radiation and charged particles at millions of kilometers per hour. People on Earth are protected by our planetís magnetic field so the effects are generally limited to extra-bright auroras. But a space storm can cause problems with satellites, communications, and, in the case of really big events, can wreak havoc on electronics and power lines.

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