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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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Improved Solar Storm Tracking Lengthens Prep Time for Tech Disruption

July 2nd, 2015

Episode 284 of 600 episodes

We currently have a maximum of about 60 minutes to prepare for tech disruptions on Earth due to coronal mass ejections from the sun, but an improved forecasting system could lengthen that lead time by hours. Maria Temming reports

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