Thursday, March 08, 2012

Current and Upcoming Solar Flares More Annoying than Troublesome

CBS has a short video which describes the current solar flare and its impact on energy, travel, and geospatial infrastructure.  Unlike some doomsayers CBS does a great job showing how this and upcoming solar flares will challenge the information systems which help keep the world connected but there are steps which prevent major impact.

For reference, check out the size of a solar flare compared to the Earth.

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