Issue 40 / January 21, 2016Editor's Note from January 21, 2016Issue 40: The best worst solar storm, hurricanes’ gifts, and a “spiritual Fitbit.” / Ted Olsen The Week the Sun Reached Out and Touched UsThe Carrington Flare happened at the last moment humanity could collectively appreciate it. / Morgan Lee Why I Thank God for HurricanesThe natural disasters don’t simply destroy life. They make the world a better place. / Stephen O. Moshier Inside the ‘Spiritual Fitbit’Can an app measure how close you feel to God? Can it get you closer? / Brad Wright Snowflake“Timing’s everything.” / William Baer Wonder on the WebIssue 40: Links to amazing stuff.