It's been known for some time that solar storms represent a danger to the health of astronauts. But what about rubber chickens?
One of the biggest solar storms in years is engulfing the Earth, following two flares that erupted on Tuesday.
The strongest solar radiation storm to hit the Earth since 2005 is set to peak this morning.
The Earth is enveloped in a strong-to-severe magnetic storm, following a large solar eruption yesterday morning.