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Old 18 June 2018, 14:45
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Rock Under I-95 Reflects CME Energy

Hereís something you probably didnít know you needed to worry about: Thereís a layer of 300 million-year-old rock under Interstate 95 thatís capable of killing the lights from Washington to Boston and beyond the next time the sun erupts in all its fury.

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Sound far-fetched? Perhaps. But not to scientists. A solar storm is now viewed as enough of a risk in fact that grid operators across North America are working on plans to respond to just such a disturbance. And a draft of a soon-to-be-published U.S. Geological Survey report pinpoints the Eastern Seaboard as one of the areas most in danger.

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Old 18 June 2018, 15:29
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That's actually quite interesting. I wonder how deep that 300 million year old rock is? Sounds like a great place to build a bunker!
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