Sun Storm Effects on Earth Electrical Systems
Most recent answer: 03/06/2014
- Stanley LaPorta (age 55)
It is true that storms on the sun can disrupt electrical systems on Earth but the magnitude of damage is not as catastrophic as you depict, certainly not 50 years of chaos. A pretty big one occurred in 1989 that temporarily knocked out some power grids. See: for a more detailed discussion.
(published on 03/06/2014)