Solar flare event like 1859 due, scientists warn: Food, gas, money unobtainable
by: Roz Zurko
August 3, 2014
Apocalyptic events have been promised by all sorts of people in the past few years and the preppers have become so prevalent that they’ve got their own TV show. With the latest warning coming from scientists instead of someone with a crystal ball, you might want to take a lesson from the preppers.
Express U.K. reports on August 1 that scientists are warning of a solar storm so catastrophic that it can wipe out modern day technology and destroy life as we know it today. A solar storm like the one that hit earth in 1859 would bring civilization to a grinding halt for sure. When that massive solar storm hit over 150-years ago, very little technology existed, but what was in place at the time was thrown into turmoil.
In 1859, the world experienced the “Carrington event.” It was a massive super storm of solar flares that had telegraph machines sparking. The little bit of electricity that was around in that era started fires and went down from the flares. Electrical operators were injured. Fire balls were seen hurling across the atmosphere and people thought it was the end of the world. While a storm of that size won't wipe out the Earth of life, it will however change the way modern day life exists today. Read more >>