Solar Storms: The Threat to Planet Earth

2014
52:04

Episode of October 19, 2014

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There is a new kind of weather to worry about, and it comes from our nearest star. Scientists are expecting a fit of violent activity on the Sun which will propel billions of tonnes of superheated gas and pulses of energy towards our planet. Solar storms have the potential to close down our modern technological civilisation. This program meets the space weathermen who are trying to predict what is coming our way, and organisations like the National Grid, who are preparing for the impending stor...
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