Day: June 8, 2010

National Aeronautics and Space Admin: Coming solar storm could cause 20 times the damage of Hurricane Katrina

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Richard Fisher, a leader with NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, says that the earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that is new to human history, adding that the sun is waking up from a deep slumber and in the next few years, we can expect to see much higher levels of solar activity. Fisher said that at the same time our society who has more technology that in the past has developed an unprecedented sensitivity to solar storms with GPS navigation, air travel, financial services, radio communications, and even our power grids that could be knocked out by intense solar activity.