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Monday Aug 11 | News Max

Need a New Economic Bugaboo? Here's One: Solar Flares

A massive solar flare could cause widespread power outages, radio blackouts, and catastrophic economic damage.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Emp Grid Services Announces Teaming Agreement with Armag Corporation

The agreement expands the EMP GRID Services' team and further enhances the consortium's services and solutions portfolio by providing clients with custom manufactured, EMP shielded and ballistic resistant modular Mechanical/Electrical Infrastructure and data center storage vaults.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

EagleSpeak

Disaster Prep Wednesday: Geomagnetic Storms

"'Extreme solar storm' could have pulled the plug on Earth" screams the headline .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Natural Disasters

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Solar storm near miss revealed by NASA: Validates what preppers warned all along

Solar flare activity is closely monitored today, more so than most realize. Just two years ago, it was the Earth's position at the time that staved off a direct hit and saved the planet from picking up pieces of the world's major technology for the next decade.

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

Environmental News Network

The Danger of Solar 'Super-Storms'

Watch out George Lucas fans, a Death Star may be in our horizons - and one would only have to look as far as our nearest stellar neighbor: the Sun.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Mike Sweet column [The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 03--It turns out the weirdos of urban legend who stand on big-city street corners with signs reading "The end is near" may not be crazy after all.

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RedOrbit

Scientist Warns Of The Threat Of Inevitable Solar Super Storms

Image Caption: A solar flare bursts off the left limb of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 10, 2014, at 7:41 a.m. EDT.

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

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Metro

NEWIs a solar storm going to destroy life as we know it? Nope...

This image provided by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows a May 14, 2013 a solar flare erupting from the Sun Ashley Dale, writing in Physics World has spoken of crisis meetings of SolarMAX, an international task force, taking place to identify the risks of freak solar explosions.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Let's thank our lucky stars we still have power

NASA scientists have revealed that earthlings dodged a catastrophe two years ago when a major solar storm narrowly missed the planet.

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International Business Times

NASA to Unveil Mars 2020 Rover Instruments

The instruments of Mars 2020 mission will be announced live on July 31 at the National Aeronautical and Space Administration's television studio at the agency's headquarters at 300 E Street SW in Washington and on the organization's Web site.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Natural Disasters, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force

International Business Times

Changes in Global Vegetation to Be Tracked Through Two New Instruments: NASA

The changes in global vegetation will be tracked with two new instruments, whose proposals have been selected by National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Natural Disasters, Woods Hole, MA

Examiner.com

'Solar Crisis (1990)' Soundtrack Album Review Music By Maurice Jarre

Most people wouldn't even remember or never even heard of the film "Solar Crisis", which was filmed in early 1990 and hastily released through a totally rushed post-production in the middle of that summer without any real advertising.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Peter Boyle, The Omega Man, Thriller, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Charlton Heston

Thu Jul 31, 2014

EurekAlert!

Scientist underlines threat of inevitable 'solar super-storms'

In this month's issue of Physics World , Ashley Dale from the University of Bristol warns of the "catastrophic" and "long-lasting" impacts of "solar super-storms" and the dangers we face if the threat continues to go unnoticed.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Natural Disasters, Astronomy

Newsday

The day we almost went stupid

I thought I wouldn't have to take math anymore, but my teacher quickly spoiled the fantasy.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Space.com

Huge Solar Storm of 2012 Would Have Sparked Calamity on Earth

A huge solar storm in 2012 could have cause wide-spread devastation on Earth, if it had given the planet a direct blow.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Solar Flare Close Call

Probably not. For most that day was likely just a regular day, but maybe we should have been on higher alert.

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

NewsTarget.com

NASA sounds red alert over solar flare that nearly wiped out human civilization two summers ago

The news you are about to read should be front page news everywhere. There is arguably nothing more important to humanity's survival than the alarming facts presented in this report from NASA, yet most of the world pretends this event never happened in 2012, and they falsely assume it won't happen again.

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The Escapist

2012 Nearly Was An Apocalypse, According to NASA

Had the massive 2012 solar flare event not been a "near miss," the Earth would have been knocked back to the 18th century.

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The Daily Beast

Keep Reading

News of a devastating solar storm 'just missing' Earth in 2012 made the rounds last week.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

CiteULike

Magnetar activity mediated by plastic deformations of neutron star crust

We advance a "Solar flare" model of magnetar activity, whereas a slow evolution of the magnetic field in the upper crust, driven by electron MHD flows, twists the external magnetic flux tubes, producing persistent emission, bursts and flares.

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