What If the Biggest Solar Storm on Record Happened Today?

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 18:01 in Paleontology & Archaeology

If this solar cycle produces a flare like the 1859 Carrington Event, we may face trillions in damages and year-long blackouts, experts say.

Read the whole article on National Geographic

More from National Geographic

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net