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Seminar of the Day

Space Physics Seminar
Friday Feb 23 3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m.
Presented By:
Porf. Martin Connors - Athabasca University, Athabasca Canada

One facet of space weather technological effects arises from the ability of changing magnetic fields to generate electric fields, as discovered by Michael Faraday in the 1830s. In 1859 the most advanced technological system of the day, the telegraph, was greatly affected by the Carrington Event. In 1989 a smaller …