Beyond Earth's atmosphere lurks a threat that could knock out our electrical grid and cause catastrophic structural, not to mention economic, damage. The risk within the next decade is about as great as that of another earthquake shaking California. So…
By Donald Goldsmith
Two years ago, the worst solar storm in almost two centuries tore through Earth's orbit. Luckily, the storm's path just missed Earth.
By Xander Landen
The day Japan reintroduced nuclear power to its electrical grid, an independent commission found the Japanese government at fault for the Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown last year.
When Hurricane Ike slammed into the Texas coast, the storm inflicted major damage to the electrical grid, leaving hundeds of thousands of people without power. Tom Bearden reports on the electrical grids in Southeast Texas and why restoring power has…
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