Mientras los legisladores debaten sobre los apagones como una medida paliativa para resolver el problema de los incendios forestales en Estados Unidos, la ciencia pende de un hilo.
As lawmakers debate planned power outages as a Band-Aid to the nation’s wildfire problem, science hangs in the balance.
PG&E shut down the power to Berkeley’s Space Sciences Laboratory right before a satellite launch.
A trio of bills making their way through Congress would boost research and development for technologies that could contribute substantially to future U.S. energy production and consumption.
Committees that had focused on environmental issues, marine protected areas, and the nation’s electric grid are among those terminated.
A retrospective cohort analysis of anomalies on the Czech power grid shows they are more common during enhanced geomagnetic activity, the first time such impacts have been identified outside the USA.
A new framework assesses the economic impact of space weather on power distribution networks and the supply of electricity.
Very low frequency radio, a well-proven tool for solar-terrestrial studies, proves to be adept at detecting the stresses that space weather imposes on the transformers at the heart of power grids.
A new model of geomagnetically induced currents revisits how space weather damaged a New Zealand grid transformer in 2001, and shows how much worse it could be in a space weather superstorm.
A survey of bedrock conductivity across Spain improves predictions of how vulnerable the nation’s power grid is to solar storms.