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American Power Grid Shutdown Excercises Nov. 13th & 14th – GridEx 2013

The U.S. Government is gearing up for a major Preparedness Drill that will simulate a Grid Down Scenario, one that will examine what would happen if the county’s electric grid was taken down by both physical and cyber-attacks. The threat… Continue reading

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Curious paper from The Federal Reserve on the effects of geomagnetic storms on stock markets

Explaining movements in daily stock prices is one of the most difficult tasks in modern finance. A recent working paper contributes to the existing literature by documenting the impact of geomagnetic storms on international stock market returns. A large body… Continue reading

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More Blasts From the Sun, March 9-10

Just shared by Nassim Haramein > Hang on some more from the Sun! http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/LATEST/current_c2.mpg

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Solar flares, a primer – powerful x class flares March 6-7

Solar flares are classified according to their strength. The smallest ones are B-class, followed by C, M and X, the largest. A powerful X-class flare can create long lasting radiation storms, which can harm satellites, communications systems, and even ground-based… Continue reading

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