Solar storms to knock out satellites?

A new cycle of solar activity is on the way. A lone dark spot appeared on the sun on the first Friday of 2008, signaling the beginning of the new sun spot cycle. Predicted to last for over a decade, this is it the first time in history it will happen when GPS is widely used.

More Solar Storms on the Way

… solar storms causes power outages and disrupts satellite communications that can affect everything from taking cash out of an ATM to chatting on a cell phone.

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