Can Space Weather Kill the Cloud?

IN SPACE - JULY 2: In this handout provided by NASA from the the Earth-orbiting International Space Station, weather system Arthur travels up the east coast of the United States in the Atlantic Ocean near Florida on July 2, 2014 in space. The robotic arm of the Space Station Remote Manipulator System or Canadarm2 is seen at upper right. According to reports, Arthur has begun moving steadily northward at around 5 kt. and the tropical storm is expected to strike the North Carolina Outer Banks over the Fourth of July holiday.   (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

The EMP community isn’t large, but it consists of scientists, government workers, elected officials, and private-sector people who are concerned that a geomagnetic storm like the one in 1921 could badly damage the nation’s infrastructure if it was to happen today. Read More