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Can Solar Storms Knock Out Our Power Grid?

Clip: Season 48 | 6m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

Solar storms have the potential to affect our power grid and cause widespread blackouts. Watch how researchers and engineers are working together to make sure that doesn’t happen.

Aired: 06/28/21

Rating: NR

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