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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Surviving a Power Grid Crash

America's power supply is primed for an end-of-days blackout--particularly from geomagnetic storms. This evening, earth is expected to be struck broadside by two waves of solar plasma that exploded off the surface of the sun directly toward us a couple of days ago.

It may be that all we'll get is a beautiful northern-latitude light show out of the deal. But experts are concerned that this may signal the beginning of a cyclical solar period of storms, one of which could end up frying major parts of our overtaxed, interconnected electrical grid.

Last year, National Geographic Adventure ran a great series of articles on how to survive almost anything. One such scenario they looked at was grid system failure.

Have a look. It features comments by our friend Cody Lundin ...

http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/2009/08/survival/power-grid/1
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