Here Comes the Solar Maximum

What we know - and don't know - about solar storms and their hazards. Sometime in the next few months - summer or fall of 2013 - the sun will reach the solar maximum, the peak of sunspot counts during its roughly 11-year cycle.

To get all the details, check out the Earth Magazine article

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Earth and Space Science Today

Now you can easily access information on topics that highlight our active Earth. Learn all about the latest earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, severe weather, wildfires, tides and currents, droughts, a calendar of solar and lunar eclipses, and daily streamflow information.