Posted on 09/13 20:15 in Hardware
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.
Posted on 01/23 22:36 in Hardware
Now, a new study predicts that a worst-case scenario could cost the US economy over $40 billion dollars per day, and lead to a nearly complete freeze of manufacturing in key areas across the country.In 1859, the largest geomagnetic storm on record struck Earth.
Posted on 02/14 15:20 in Hardware
The hype train for Proxima b is impressive.Newly published research from the Goddard Space Center suggests that Proxima b might not be as habitable as we think.