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Solar Storms Threaten Global Nuclear Nightmare

Nuclear Reactors Worldwide Are At Risk From A Solar Super Storm That Could Disable Cooling Systems And Emergency Back-Ups Causing Meltdowns And Explosions

Our planet came within a whisker of disaster two years ago.

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That was a close one! Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012

(CNN) – “Here comes the sun” indeed, and it was just barely all right.

Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. 366 more words


IRIS Captures Huge Coronal Mass Ejection on Sun

A coronal mass ejection burst off the side of the Sun on May 9, 2014. The giant sheet of solar material erupting was the first CME seen by NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS. 289 more words