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This is the front of a Sudden Ionospheric Disturbance (SID)
monitor, which can detect sudden changes in Earth's
<a href="/earth/Atmosphere/ionosphere.html">ionosphere</a> caused
by <a href="/sun/atmosphere/solar_flares.html">solar
flares</a> and
similar <a href="/sun/solar_activity.html">solar
The Earth's ionosphere is critical to our ability to communicate via <a href="/physical_science/magnetism/em_radio_waves.html">radio
waves</a> over
long distances.<p><small><em> Image courtesy Stanford SOLAR Center.</em></small></p>

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