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Old 12-02-17, 04:40 PM
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Originally Posted by BlackHawk View Post
The infamous 1859 Carrington Event (geomagnetic solar storm) crashed telegraph systems worldwide. Telegraph systems! That's nothing compared to today's electrical grids and computer networks. Losing the electrical grid is a #1 legit concern as we rely on it for just about everything. I believe it's very likely that we'll experience a major grid fail in our lifetime via solar storm, computer hacking or other means. It would be chaos. I hope I'm wrong.
I agree this might be the biggest natural threat facing us today.
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