At its angriest, the sun can emit tides of electromagnetic radiation and charged matter known as coronal mass ejections, or CMEs, emitting electromagnetic burts that could disrupt satellites and other technology. | Comstock

Solar Max Could Spell Trouble

The coming solar max could spell trouble for us. Learn why the coming solar max, when the sun becomes more active, could spell trouble for us on Earth.

December 29, 2010
3:00 AM EST