Snowball Diary Page 6

The constant bombarding from solar flares, said to be more powerful than millions of 100 megaton hydrogen bombs, has wreaked havoc on the Earth’s magnetic field. While radiation from the flares strike at the Earth relentlessly, many are overtaken by a mixture of fear and wonder as our planet has, for 2 days, been encased in a shell of pulsating green and red waves. This, and the gradual rise in temperatures, has proven to be a humbling experience for many top scientists who claim that, prior to this event, “An atmosphere of inaccuracy and general sense of constant self-correcting has not been a characteristic of modern science.” One NASA scientist added that “On a brighter note, we would suggest that everyone cease payments on any outstanding student loans.”