Space Weather Expert Available to Discuss Impacts of Solar Storms Re: 1967 Solar Storm Nearly Took US to Brink of War

Article ID: 658925

Released: 10-Aug-2016 6:05 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Newswise — Geoffrey Reeves studies space weather and its effects on satellites and Earth-based infrastructure at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He's available for expert commentary on the recent paper about how a solar storm in 1967 that jammed radar and radio communications at the height of the Cold War could have led to a disastrous military conflict if not for the U.S. Air Force’s budding efforts to monitor the Sun’s activity. (News release: https://www.news.agu.org/press-release/1967-solar-storm-nearly-took-us-to-brink-of-war/


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