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Solar eruptions could disrupt power grids, telecom by 2012

January 13th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Extreme solar eruptions could disrupt communications, power grids and other technology on earth by 2012.These eruptions are expected to increase in frequency and intensity towards the next solar ... Read more...

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NASA study explains hazards of severe space weather for Earths technology

January 6th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): In a NASA-funded study, researchers at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington have detailed how extreme solar eruptions could severely affect for communications, power grids and ... Read more...

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New force-field to make Mars space trip possible

November 4th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) 'Space weather', comprising solar radiation and cosmic rays, poses the single biggest hurdle to man's trip to Mars. However, latest research shows how advances in fusion research may ... Read more...

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Earths magnetosphere can protect astronauts from radiation on moon missions

December 12th, 2007 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the magnetosphere of Earth can protect some parts of the moon as well, thus protecting astronauts from radiation on future moon missions.The ... Read more...

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