Solar Flares Effects on Technology

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
by Toni Pankaluic

With all our reliance on computer technology, do we need to consult space weather to know when solar flares may affect us? Are we sitting ducks?

The processes underlying sun spots, solar flares and the structure of the sun’s magnetic field are still poorly understood even today.

4ZZZ’s Eliot Rifkin chatted about our sun with Dr Alina Catalina-Donea an Astrophysicist on how solar flares affect us.

For a deep dive…

Click the links for Dr Alina Catalina-Donea's bio & contact as well as her publications & research

Find out the latest news and information on space weather. And on the topic of weather have you ever heard of the Carrington Event? Learn about its significance and what may be on the horizon. Lastly, read up on what is Helioseismology.  

Toni Pankaluic

Toni Pankaluic is a Journalist and contributor to Brisbane Line