Enormous solar super-storm could knock out the internet worldwide, study says

How would life change if the Internet was knocked out worldwide? According to scientists, that scenario could become reality if an enormous solar superstorm should occur.

According to a report by CTV News, if adequate preparation is not made for future instances when “the sun spits a wave of magnetized plasma at us,” astrophysicists estimate there is a 1.6—12% “likelihood of a solar storm of sufficient strength to cause catastrophic disruption occurring within the next decade,” according to a new study.

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