The Carrington Event of 1859

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TitleThe Carrington Event of 1859
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ConferenceAmerican Philosophical Society Annual Meeting (2015)
speakerGiegengack, Robert
CONTENT DESCRIPTION
AbstractDr. Giegengack discusses the solar storm of 1859. A solar storm of this magnitude occurring today would cause widespread electrical disruptions, blackouts and damage due to extended outages of the electrical grid.
NoteProceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. 159, No. 4 (December 2015), pp. 421-433
LanguageEnglish (eng)
Subject (local) History of Science
Subject (lcsh) Geomagnetism, History, 19th Century
Subject (lcsh) Sun, Corona
Subject (lcsh) Carrington, Richard Christopher, 1826-1875
Subject (local) APS Meeting Videos
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TypeMovingImage
GenreLecture
Formatvideorecording
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Date Issued2015-11-14
PublisherAmerican Philosophical Society
PlacePhiladelphia, PA
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TitleAmerican Philosophical Society Archives. Series X.
Call NumberAPS.Archives
URLhttp://www.amphilsoc.org/mole/view?docId=ead/APS.Archives-ead.xml
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