The Associated Press this afternoon writes:
One of the strongest solar storms in years engulfed Earth early Thursday, but scientists say the planet may have lucked out.
Hours after the storm arrived, officials said were no reports of problems with power grids, GPS, satellites or other technologies that are often disrupted by solar storms.
I’m coming for you!
We do really like talking about our flare. Experts say the solar storm is off to a ‘benign’ start so far: apne.ws/x8RnFZ -EF
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 8, 2012