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A Huge Sun Storm Hit Earth in Ancient Times. If It Happens Again, We Could Have Big Trouble
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, stars, solar storms, threats to Earth )

Freya
- 35 days ago - nbcnews.com
A gigantic solar storm hit Earth about 2,600 years ago, one about 10 times stronger than any solar storm recorded in the modern day, a new study finds.
The Sun's Wrath: Worst Solar Storms in History | Sun Storms
Science & Tech  (tags: solar flares, solar storms, power blackouts, auroras, hi-tech vulnerability, satellites, global positioning )

Barbara
- 1229 days ago - space.com
Our Angry Sun! Solar flares, eruptions and other sun storms can have serious effects to satellites and other systems around or on Earth. Take a look at some of the worst solar storms known to humanity.
This Machine You Use Every Day Is Surprisingly Vulnerable to Terrorists and Hackers
Science & Tech  (tags: electricity, power, blackouts, solar storms, hackers, terrorists, terrorism )

Freya
- 1316 days ago - motherjones.com
Throughout history, inexplicable natural phenomena have tended to instill an understandable fear in people. Accounts of the solar storm of August and September 1859 stand out for their tendency toward the whimsical and delighted.
Solar Storms: New Solar Flare Is Largest in Years
Science & Tech  (tags: sun, solar flares, solar storms, NASA, astronomy )

Elle
- 2798 days ago - csmonitor.com
Solar storms have been picking up since 2008. A new flare Tuesday is the biggest in several years and is part of a pattern of solar storms scheduled to last until 2020.
Will Massive Solar Storm Cause Blackouts on Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, solar storms, earth, blackouts )

Lone
- 3239 days ago - bild.de
It's like a nightmare scenario from a science fiction movie: GPS navigation knocked out, mobile phones, TV and radio unusbale and blackouts in the power grid, plus a worldwide collapse of supply chains.
   

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