superflare

What Would a Superflare Do To Civilization?

What Would a Superflare Do To Civilization?

One of the scary things I learned in writing my thriller Patriarch Run is that our civilization has unwittingly evolved to become absolutely dependent on the power grid. It's not an exaggeration to say that if the grid went down today and didn't come back up again, most of us would die.

Superflares

Superflares

A superflare, off-the-charts of our current space weather classification system, should occur about once every 800-5,000 years.