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1. When a powerful solar wind buffets the Earth's magnetic field, what havoc can occur?

2. Name the satellite mentioned in the article and describe the event it photographed.

3. What was probably caused as a result of the power surge?

4. According to the article, what are the implications for future forecasting?

5. Name some electronic gadgetry, according to the article, that is prone to disruption.

6. Summarize the article in your own words.

7. How might solar storms impact your life?