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Space Weather Impacts: Power

Space Weather Impacts: Power
Space Weather Impacts: Power

Center for the Study of the Presidenc...

Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress: SECURING THE U.S. ELECTRICAL GRID

Date: July 2014 SECURING THE U.S. ELECTRICAL GRID With the support of the Smith Richardson Foundation, CSPC launched a yearlong project in July of 2013 to bring together representatives from the Executive Branch, Congress, and the private sector to discuss how to better secure the U.S. electric grid from the threats of cyberattack, physical attack, […]

Supernova Explosion 2.8 Million Years...

Supernova Explosion 2.8 Million Years Ago

    In 2002, researchers from the Cluster of Excellence Origin and Structure¬†with the Universe at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen began looking at fossil remnants of iron-eating bacteria found on the ocean floor. Nuclear astrophysicist Shawn Bishop What the scientist found was Iron 60 is a rare element that only forms inside a The bacteria […]