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Solar superstorms: Preparing for the incoming internet apocalypse

Strange Sounds

August 30, 201

Scientists have known for decades that an extreme solar storm, or coronal mass ejection, could damage electrical grids and potentially cause prolonged blackouts. The repercussions would be felt everywhere from global supply chains and transportation to internet and GPS access.

Less examined until now, though, is the impact such a solar emission could have on internet infrastructure specifically.

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