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Will Solar Storms Cause The Apocalypse?

Electromagnetic energy from solar winds could cause a massive geomagnetic storm once it hits Earth. Could the Sun destroy Earth?

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National Space Weather Action Plan (White House)
"Space weather events are naturally occurring phenomena that have the potential to disrupt electric power systems; satellite, aircraft, and spacecraft operations; telecommunications; position, navigation, and timing services; and other technologies and infrastructures that contribute to the Nation's security and economic vitality."

The White House is prepping for a huge solar storm that could kick us back into the Dark Ages (Science Alert)
"For our electronic way of life, the Sun is a formidable foe, and the White House is taking protective action against it. On October 29, the White House's National Science and Technology Council released its strategic plan to prepare for an extreme space weather event that could destroy satellites, spacecraft, and vital telecommunications systems."