A Massive Solar Storm Could Send Us Back To The Stone Age

Our star, the sun, is currently going through a solar cycle that is creating a massive black spot on its surface, known as a coronal hole, and it’s expected to trigger solar storms that could wreak havoc with electronic systems here on Earth.

NASA isn’t worried about this storm, but the White House is concerned a larger storm could knock out Earth’s electronics, its power grids, rip a whole in the ozone and wipe out livestock and crops.

Last year the White House partnered with the National Science and Technology Council to establish a space weather monitoring system.

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