Monday, January 3, 2011

Keep an eye on the "Solar Maximum"

You've heard me discuss EMP (electromagnetic pulse) and CME (Coronal Mass Ejections) occasionally on the Chip Monk Family Survival Podcast, as either one of these occurring would drastically change life as we know it.  So I am following what the space science dudes and dudettes are saying about the potential space weather over the next couple of years.  Read the following and you'll see why this topic has my attention:

Imagine what would happen if that sort of event struck our planet today.  In fact, something similar hit about 22 years ago and did have a substantial impact:

So, just as with anything else, learn about the potential risks and figure out ways that you and your family can try to minimize those risks. 

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