Jun 10, 2010

Earth Blackout in 2013 NASA For Kids

HoloGlobe Project

Image by NASA Goddard Photo and Video via Flickr

Life as we know it today is important for high-technology systems. Everything depends on us and on mobile – air travel, GPS navigation, banking services (or even a satellite using a credit card transaction), and emergency radio communications – all can be played by the intense solar activity.
scale, to get an idea of a solar storm devastation of Hurricane Katrina, in August 2005 hit the south-eastern U.S. could cause more harm for more than 20 times. 1800 people died in the storm, caused 81 billion U.S. dollars worth of damage.
Some good news, some damage and destruction with a warning of approaching solar storms could be avoided.
There’s technology safe mode ‘in’ to put satellites and destructive power surges to protect transformers are disabled.
tasks accurately predict solar storms for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States belong. “Space weather is still in its infancy, but we made rapid progress,” Thomas Bogdan, director of NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center in Colorado said.


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