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Breaking connections

In the case of a solar storm, communications would be disrupted on a worldwide scale.

  • Internet service providers could go down, which in turn would take out the ability of different systems to communicate with each other.
  • Satellites in orbit around Earth could be damaged by induced currents from the geomagnetic storm burning out their circuit boards. This would lead to disruptions in satellite-based telephone, internet, radio and television.

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These are powerful solar eruptions that produce high amounts of cosmic rays in Earth's upper atmosphere, which in turn produce carbon-14, a radioactive isotope of carbon.

It's important to work now to minimize the disruptions from the next Carrington Event.

Today, a geomagnetic storm of the same intensity as the Carrington Event would affect far more than telegraph wires and could be catastrophic.

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