Sun's solar flares cause magnetic fields to enter Earth's atmosphere

The sun’s surface has had an increase in solar flares, but according to NASA there's nothing to worry about.

It's a part of the sun's normal 11-year cycle, which peaks in late 2013.

Sunday, one of the flares dumped solar particles and magnetic fields into the earth's atmosphere.

Tuesday, the sun erupted with its second-largest flare. NASA said that one triggered a temporary radio blackout on the sunlit side of Earth.

Scientists predict it could cause more problems Thursday. 

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