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Phil: Solar energetic particles are particles of plasma that are accelerated at the flare site from the energy released in the flare. And these particles can be accelerated up to almost 80% of the speed of light. Holly: And a coronal mass ejection when it's traveling so fast creates a shock and that can create solar energetic particles.