Satellites falling back on Earth due to solar flares. Scientists explain how dangerous they can be1 min read 03 Jul 2022, 03:02 PM IST
Solar flares can cause radio blackouts and impact satellite communications like the electric power grid, internet, mobile phones, navigation signals etc.
Our sun, which has started its 11-year cycle, is in a very active phase and several reports cited that we will be witnessing frequent solar flares. Scientists have pointed out that these solar flares can turn out to be a real dangerous and currently, they are causing many satellites to fall back on earth. Here is all that you need to know about solar flares and how harmful they can be: