Transcripts of 10941_Flare_CME_Hit_Earth_H264_1280x720_30

Alex: When the sun erupts and releases huge amounts of energy in the form of flare, which is electromagnetic radiation or CME, which is a large amount of material of magnetic field, they can cause several different effects. The flare, heats up the outer atmosphere of the Earth sometimes causing it to expand and the CME impacts the Earth's atmosphere and magnetosphere causing it to compress and then ring like a bell.