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Originally posted by BornParadox
I've been watching.. how very active.. a lot of x-rays.. not so much with the cme's yet. would be a bad time for the electrical grid to be bombarded.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
Perhaps someone with a more scientific knowledge than I have can answer something for me on this. I've reaad various detailed accounts about the 1859 Carrington Event and have a solid grasp of just what it would mean for it to repeat in the modern technology based world we live in. My question is how do we defend anything we have against the period where radiation is at it's highest and is peaking on destructive effects to anything wired or electronic?
I've thought about a Faraday cage built specifically for the purpose of putting things inside for the brief period where the damage is actually possible/likely but here is where my knowledge just isn't there and it's a bit on the expensive side to build even a several square foot box/cage just to see if it MIGHT work. So is anyone here particularly knowledgeable in that area and would know if it would work against the electromagnetic radiation of the 1859 event repeated in the near future?