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Space invasion: Solar storms pose critical threat to internet, US infrastructure

Space invasion: Solar storms pose critical threat to internet, US infrastructure Even moderate geomagnetic storms cause significant damage or accelerate failures in equipment.During solar storms on April 3-5 1994, major transformers failed in Illinois at the Zion Nuclear plant as well as facilities in Braidwood and at the Powerton coal plant.