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Strange Portal Connects Earth to Sun

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Like giant, cosmic chutes between the Earth & sun, magnetic portals open up every eight minutes or so to connect our planet with its host star. Once the portals open, loads of high-energy particles can travel the 93 million miles through the conduit during its brief opening, space scientists say. Called a flux transfer event, or FTE, such cosmic connections not only exist but are possibly twice as common as once thought.

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A high energy source there, perhaps as a way of ta... by nightgaunt on Wednesday, Nov 5, 2008 at 3:25:32 PM