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TECH BLACKOUT: Huge solar storm which could WIPE OUT modern technology expected by 2020
express.co.uk ^ | 11/29/16 | Sean Martin

Posted on 11/29/2016 1:16:44 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt

THERE is a one in eight chance that the Earth will be hit by a huge solar storm by 2020 which could potentially leave the world without Internet, phone service and many more services that modern-day humans rely on.

Researchers have warned that there is roughly a 12 per cent chance that a solar storm could smash into Earth by the end of the decade.(emphasis mine)

The powerful event would likely be as huge as the Carrington Event, which occurred on 1859.

The solar storm which hit 150 years ago was so powerful that its southern auroras could be seen as far north as Queensland in Australia.

Today, in a modern world so dependent on technology, the implications would be far more severe. ( more information available at website- restricted due to copyright restriction)

(Excerpt) Read more at express.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: auroras; carringtonevent; internet; prepper; preppers; solar; technology
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Think your "prepper" archives are safe online, or on a memory stick ?
Need to telephone somone ? No Internet connection for VOP/ No cellphone. No landline comms. No tablet.
No television or internet gaming .
No radio transmissions giving updates , or information.
Possible battery breakdown for automobiles, flashlights, with no possibility for rechargers.
No refridgeration = spoiled foods.
No Running water (no pumps).. how do you handle fire prevention?
Can you survive for more than one week without convenience of electricity ?
1 posted on 11/29/2016 1:16:44 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

FUD


2 posted on 11/29/2016 1:18:13 PM PST by Mr_Moonlight (Ich bin ein Deplorable)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

We are all going to die.


3 posted on 11/29/2016 1:18:48 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you really want to irritate someone, point out something obvious they are trying hard to ignore.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

No phone, no lights, no motor car,
Not a single luxury
Like Robinson Crusoe
It’s primitive as can be.


4 posted on 11/29/2016 1:19:00 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

We are domed! DOMED I tell you!


5 posted on 11/29/2016 1:19:57 PM PST by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!)
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...
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Carrington Event like 1859 could re-occur

Are you prepared ?
The time to prepare is in the time of plenty.
Do you have camping supplies ?
Ever camped in the wintertime ?

6 posted on 11/29/2016 1:20:20 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt
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What if such a storm wiped out all the computers upon which all global climate change models were running? Then what?


7 posted on 11/29/2016 1:20:33 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (I had a cool idea for a new tagline and I forgot it!)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Keep important documents and info as paper, not just on the computer.


8 posted on 11/29/2016 1:20:55 PM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
What if such a storm wiped out all the computers upon which all global climate change models were running? Then what?

LOL ... Post Of The Day :)

9 posted on 11/29/2016 1:22:07 PM PST by Mr_Moonlight (Ich bin ein Deplorable)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

emp dont affect rim fire or center fire so im good


10 posted on 11/29/2016 1:22:34 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom Its a Joke friends)
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11 posted on 11/29/2016 1:22:52 PM PST by Gamecock (Gun owner. Christian. Pro-American. Pro Law and Order. I am in the basket of deplorables.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Ever camped in the wintertime

Yes the summer I spent in San Francisco


12 posted on 11/29/2016 1:23:34 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom Its a Joke friends)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
No .... internet gaming

Shoot me

13 posted on 11/29/2016 1:24:27 PM PST by kanawa (The 1st job of a 'community organizer' is to disorganize the community)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

If it happens, I just hope it’s preceded by Trump on live TV saying “oh yeah, watch this!”


14 posted on 11/29/2016 1:24:42 PM PST by fruser1
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
That's assuming if we have another solar maximum by 2020. Some scientists say we could be heading for another Maunder Minimum situation, where we may not have sunspot cycles for possibly decades like what happened between 1645 and 1715.
15 posted on 11/29/2016 1:25:00 PM PST by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

later


16 posted on 11/29/2016 1:25:21 PM PST by preacher
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To: DCBryan1
We are domed!
Sounds hugh and series.
17 posted on 11/29/2016 1:25:35 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

This is precisely WHY we need to build a few underground (literal) cities.

Self sufficient underground cities... at least 10% population in them.

Can help us survive: nuclear war, biological pandemic (assuming strict immigration controls), asteroid strike, Gamma Ray burst, supernova particle front stripping away all atmosphere, solar mass ejections etc...


18 posted on 11/29/2016 1:25:51 PM PST by GraceG (Only a fool works hard in an environment where hard work is not appreciated...)
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To: al baby
"Ever camped in the wintertime ?"

al baby :"Yes the summer I spent in San Francisco "

Pansey ! I meant out in the snow ?
You do have gloves , right ? Just in case .

19 posted on 11/29/2016 1:27:19 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

Wait. I thought the sun was going quit for a few years, or at least sunspots were.


20 posted on 11/29/2016 1:29:11 PM PST by FreeReign
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