January 12, 2009

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared for a solar storm?  The Sun has been very, very quiet for a long time, but sooner or later, there will be a solar storm powerful enough to knock down high technologies like GPS, WIFI, and electrical power grids.  Just how dependent have we become on our satellites for communication and navigation?  Just how stressed are our electrical grids already?

It seems we hardly remember the Quebec blackout during the magnetic superstorm of 1989... how many people even had cell phones in 1989?

You can read a free scientific report about the risks we face here... just scroll down to the Table of Contents and start reading...

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