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What Was The Carrington Event?

What Was The Carrington Event?

The Carrington Event is the harbinger usually referenced when the threat of space weather is addressed. So I thought it'd be helpful to write a post explaining just what it was.

Can The Sun Really Hurt Us?

Can The Sun Really Hurt Us?

If a Carrington-class or larger event were to hit, transformers would fail everywhere. Power at a global scale would be disrupted for weeks, months, possibly even longer.