Will the combination of Solar Eclipse and Solar Flares result in catastrophic consequences?
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Resolves YES if:
Gravitational lensing of the moon focuses plasma into a Giant Death Laser

Magnetic reconnection event EMP disrupts the power grid

Momentum transferred to the moon at the right angle to cause orbit change

Earth's magnetic poles flip leading to widespread cosmic radiation exposure

Note: 2024 is the peak of Solar Cycle 25 and the director of Delta College Planetarium predicts solar magnetic poles to flip between April and August

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All that you touch

And all that you see

All that you taste

All you feel

And all that you loved

And all that you hate

All you distrust

All you save

And all that you give (All you give)

And all that you deal (Woah)

And all that you buy

Beg, borrow, or steal (Hey-hey)

And all you create

And all you destroy (Woah)

And all that you do

And all that you say (Hey, yeah)

And all that you eat

And everyone you meet (Everyone you meet)

And all that you slight

And everyone you fight (Ho-ho-ho)

And all that is now

And all that is gone

And all that's to come

And everything under the sun is in tune (Everything)

But the sun is eclipsed by the moon

"There is no dark side in the moon really

Matter of fact, it's all dark"

SORRY EVERYONE I thought today was the day, got my dates mixed up because that's not something I have any reason to pay attention to, so I don't >.<

Turnaround, every now and then I get a
Little bit lonely and you're never coming round
Turnaround, every now and then I get a little
Bit tired of listening to the sound of my tears
Turnaround, every now and then I get a little bit
Nervous that the best of all my years have gone by
Turnaround, every now and then I get a little bit
Terrified and then I see the fuckin' look in your eyes
Turnaround bright eyes, every now and then I fall apart
Turnaround bright eyes, fuckin' every now and then I fall apart

And I need you now tonight
I fuckin' need you more than ever
And if you'll only hold me tight
We'll be holding on forever

And we'll only be making it right
Cause we'll never be wrong together
We can take it to the end of the line
Your love is like a shadow on me all the time
I don't know what to do and I'm always in the dark
We're living in a powder keg and giving off sparks
I really need you tonight
Forever's gonna start tonight
For-fuckin-ever's gonna start to

Once upon a time I was falling in love
Now I'm fuckin' falling apart

Nothing I can say
A total eclipse of the heart
O Jesus once upon a time there was light in my life
But now there's only love in the dark
Nothing I can say


*A total eclipse of the ❤️ *

Momentum transferred to the moon at the right angle to cause orbit change

I'm not betting on this market, but FYI this will definitely happen during the eclipse - for the same reason it's happening right now.

@chrisjbillington

Hold your head back, baby close your eyes
Get ready for a trip that leaves you hypnotized
With champagne crank the hot tub
Strip your clothes, hot oil rub
Burn the incense underneath the sky

@AnnaCherry due to the way tides distort the oceans, gravity from the oceans is always pulling on the moon so as to accelerate it in its orbit, which causes the moon's orbit to move outwards over time. As a result the moon is moving away from Earth at a rate of a few centimetres per year, and the rotation rate of the Earth is slowing down.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidal_acceleration

@chrisjbillington Yes this is happening all the time, but how does qualify for "result in catastrophic consequences" Tides getting a tiny bit (i.e. unnoticeably) smaller and longer period does not seem catastrophic if you can't even notice it over long periods of time let alone length of this question (or length of eclipse?).

@ChristopherRandles it doesn't, though sadly one day it will mean no more eclipses and that seems like a catastrophe to me.

My comment wasn't supposed to relate to resolution, just pointing out that the literal thing is non-catastrophically already happening, which people might find interesting if they didn't already know about it.

And I guess maybe the creator might have wanted to clarify that catastrophe was necessary. Otherwise people might bet on the description alone thinking they were being very clever (people shouldn't do this but for some reason they love to).

@chrisjbillington I did find it interesting and wanted to learn more!

bought Ṁ151 YES

If you look too long, cataract-rosphy.

Resolves YES, A.C.

bought Ṁ20 NO

Solar eclipses happen about twice a year, therefore there are always a couple of them during any given solar cycle maximum.

I wonder what this particular eclipse has, that prompted this question being asked...

(Just to be clear, I don't wonder at all: I'm fairly sure it's because totality is visible from Murica ☀️🌑🇱🇷)

@BrunoParga Note: 2024 is the peak of Solar Cycle 25 and the director of Delta College Planetarium predicts solar magnetic poles to flip between April and August

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