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Amateur Intellectuals - Caitlin Ward and Kendall Smith EPISODE 17, 30th May 2021
Solar Storms ☀️
00:00:00 00:50:05

Solar Storms ☀️

Do you know what a solar storm is? Did you know we had some last week? Well... Kendall took a deep dive for us, navigating around some very big science-y words so we can better understand how and why the sun seems to be trying to kill us.

Drink of the Episode: Classic Texas Tea

Ingredients:

Sour Mix (1 ounce lemon juice, 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup)

1/2 ounce vodka

1/4 ounce gin

1/4 ounce rum

1/2 ounce tequila

1/2 ounce whiskey

1/2 ounce triple sec

Splash cola


Pour it all together in a big glass and pray that your liver handles it.


More Resources:

https://helioviewer.org/

https://phys.org/news/2021-05-solar-storms-threatening-life-earth.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_storm

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/solar-cycle-25-is-here-nasa-noaa-scientists-explain-what-that-means

https://english.newsnationtv.com/amp/science/news/this-is-what-would-happen-if-massive-solar-storm-hit-the-earth-212701.html