That was in 1859.
With all our computers, satellites, electronics, can you imagine what could happen now?
Solar storms are a threat to criticial infrastructure such as satellite communications,
navigation systems and electrical transmission equipment.
Solar storms release particles that can destroy computer circuits.
The intensity of solar storms is expected to peak in 2013.
Get daily updates of solar flares
Detailed information pages
Worldwide ozone levels
Daily updates of sunspots and solar activities
Available to Sun+ members only, it has a single-swipe journey which makes it simpler than even turning the pages of a paper. There's no need for scrolling up or down, or tapping in and out of stories - It's an intuitive and familiar front-to-back read.
All The Sun’s exclusive news, showbiz and sport is brought to life with extra pictures and videos and all our beloved regulars are there. Sun favourites include Page 3, Dear Deidre's advice column - which includes her new daily top tip video - Mystic Meg and Striker and all our columnists, including Katie Hopkins, Jeremy Clarkson and Jane Moore.
The app is part of our Sun+ package, where members get full access to thesun.co.uk, can watch goals and highlights and get all the footie news on our Goals app, read the full newspaper on Sun Classic tablet app and save money with our exclusive Sun Perks offers and freebies.
This ePaper App downloads the entire print edition of The Sun seven days a week for offline reading, so you can enjoy the fun of The Sun wherever you are.
Never miss out again on all the latest celebrity exclusives, sports coverage, showbiz gossip and incredible stories.
What’s included in The Sun Classic App?
- Britain's No1 paper on your tablet seven days a week
- All our great columnists including Jeremy Clarkson, Frankie Boyle and Jane Moore
- The best football action every single day
- Your guide to all the week’s telly in our TV Mag
- All the latest fashion, beauty tips and celeb news in Fabulous magazine on Sunday
- Plus, all your daily favourites such as Gordon Smart's Bizarre, Dear Deidre and our brilliant Striker comic strip
You can enjoy The Sun Classic as a member of Sun+, a whole new world of digital entertainment brought to you exclusively by The Sun.
For existing subscribers to Sun +, this app is included as part of your subscription. Just log in with your username and password.
Keep updated with all the latest news from The Sun at www.facebook.com/TheSun
The Official android application brings to you on the go the latest news in Sports, Politics, Entertainment and so much more.
More details can be found at
Download and Enjoy!
• Enjoy exclusive videos and photo galleries
• Create your own personalized news feed with One-Tap Following
• Edit the section list to be in your preferred order
• Save must-read stories, photos and videos for when you have the time to enjoy them
• Keep track of what you've read and what you haven't with Progress Report
• Turn your device sideways for an entirely different visual view of the news
• Get the latest breaking news from our newsroom in your notifications
• Share stories easily with Air Drop, Twitter, Facebook or email.
That means accessing all the latest news and entertainment, plus the best AFL coverage – all on your Android mobile or tablet.
- Catchup anytime with access to the last seven daily editions of the paper when you want
- Interactive layout that reads like a real newspaper – only better
- Top news and opinion from your favourite Herald Sun journalists, photographers and contributors
- Full screen videos and photo galleries of Melbourne and Victoria news, plus the rest of Australian and world news
- Enjoy your favourite lift outs, including Escape and Taste, available the same day that they are printed in the paper
- Your local weather
Subscription is easy…
1) Log in with an existing Herald Sun+ Membership; or
2) Get unrestricted access to Herald Sun’s digital content across your desktop, tablet or phone, plus unreal rewards with a Herald Sun+ Membership. You can also get, if you like, the paper home delivered. Subscribe through the App or at heraldsun.com.au/subscribe then login to the App.
- This App supports Android 4.0 and up.
- Sunday Style and body+soul sections are not yet available in the App.