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Tuesday | News Max

Peter Pry: Electromagnetic Pulse Could Crash US Electric Grid

Political play has left the country's electric grid vulnerable to a catastrophic collapse that could ultimately spell the demise of 90 percent of Americans, according to one official.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Natural Disasters

Tuesday Apr 22 | News Max

Expert: US at Risk From Devastating Effects of EMPs

The United States could protect its electrical grid for about $2 billion from an electromagnetic pulse that could destroy society, Peter Vincent Pry, executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, told Watchdog.org.

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Related Topix: Strategy, Electronic, Natural Disasters

Tuesday Apr 22 | Sys-Con Media

Cyber Innovation Labs Teams with Cupertino Electric, ETS Lindgren and ...

The agreement unites the five entities to leverage one another's industry expertise, unique capabilities and significant project history to market and deliver electromagnetic pulse , IEMI, HEMP, and Solar Flare-protected enterprise data center solutions.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Science Daily

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NASA's latest planetary discovery offers the exciting possibility that earth-like bodies are orbiting the star dubbed "Kepler 11." If you thought it was quiet in space, you were wrong.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Natural Disasters, Astronomy, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CiteULike

Evidence of Electron Acceleration around the Reconnection X-point in a Solar Flare

Particle acceleration is one of the most significant features that are ubiquitous among space and cosmic plasmas.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Professional Surveyor

Congress Supports GPS-Backup System, Russian Satellites Fail

Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation announced that just hours after the US House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to preserve infrastructure that could support a back-up system for GPS, the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system unexpectedly went out of service for 11 hours.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS, US News, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Boston.com

Looking up: 20 nature dates to know in 2014

If you follow the changing of the seasons, love looking at a fading sunset, or scan the sky for meteor showers, "supermoons," and eclipses, the new year is filled with dates to keep in mind.

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Related Topix: 9, South Boston (Boston, MA), Science / Technology, NASA, Natural Disasters

News Max

'Graceful' Solar Eruption: Sun Flare Captured by NASA Video

A graceful solar eruption on the sun was captured on video by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory last week.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

SavannahNow

VIDEO: Could a giant sunburst unplug the Earth?

A huge solar flare belched a cloud of charged particles into Earth's path. But other than frying telegraph lines, the electromagnetic collision caused little stir in the world.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, University of Kansas, Science / Technology, Space, Huntsville, AL

LongIsland.com

Stunning Footage of April 2nd Solar Flare Released by NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has released footage of a mid-level solar flare which erupted on April 2, peaking at 10:05 AM EDT.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Sun Apr 06, 2014

KKTV

Watch: NASA Releases Video of Solar Flare

Spotty showers are expected across southeastern Colorado throughout the overnight hours.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, El Paso County, CO, Weather

Russia Taday

NASA releases sensational solar flare footage

A spectacular mid-level solar flare was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which released stunning footage of the looping whip of fire.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Reuters

Stunning images of solar flare

ROUGH CUT EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: MUTE VIDEO NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the sun emitting a mid-level solar flare on Wednesday, April 2. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation.

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BellaOnline

The Scoop on Dog Poop

The ability of animals to sense and align themselves to the Earth's magnetic field is quite common in migratory animals like birds, whales, insects, and even bacteria; but leave it to dogs to add a new twist.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 04, 2014

QST

The K7RA Solar Update

Average daily sunspot numbers declined over the past reporting week from 135.6 to 130.4, compared to the previous seven days.

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National Geographic

Best Space Pictures: Galactic Scars, Glittery Nights, and El Gordo

The sun shows some flare, and the Milky Way splits the night sky in this week's best space pictures.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Natural Disasters, NASA, Illinois

Sys-Con Media

Congress Supports GPS-Backup System, Russian Satellites Fail

On Tuesday afternoon, the first of April, the House passed the 2014 Coast Guard Authorization Act requiring the Department of Homeland Security to halt dismantling and disposal of infrastructure that could be used for a terrestrial system during times and in places where GPS is not available.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GPS, US News, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 02, 2014

West Australian

Solar flare leaves miners in the dark

Mines across the State were disrupted yesterday after a massive solar flare knocked out signals from Russian global positioning satellites relied on by resource companies for GPS systems.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, GPS, NASA

Examiner.com

April Fools Day NASA announcement: Huge eruption on Sun may affect GPS signals

The sun unleashed one of the most powerful eruptions in recent years earlier this week.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Art Cashin: Be Mindful Of The Solar Flares And Coronal Mass Ejections

Any number of things can go wrong in the world that could ultimately effect what happens in the financial markets.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, UBS Financial Services, Investment Services, Natural Disasters

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