Space weather and power grids

Thomson, Alan. 2010 Space weather and power grids. Earthwise, 26. 66-67.

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During the Halloween storm the Sun’s magnetic field lines stretched and snapped, causing a massive eruption of gas. Crossing 150 million kilometers of space in under a day this space weather storm produced aurorae (normally seen at the Earth’s poles) that were visible from Florida.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2010 > Earth hazards and systems
ISSN: X780667289
Date made live: 21 Mar 2012 14:54

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