History Channel - The Universe S05E03 Magnetic Storm English | 720p HDTV x264-MOMENTUM | MKV | AVC 1280x720 3168Kbps 23.976fps | AC3 384Kbps 2CH 48KHz | 43mn 59s | 1.09GB Genre: Documentary
It bursts from the sun with the power of ten thousand nuclear weapons... and when it hits our planet, it could create the largest disaster in recorded history. A magnetic storm from the sun could wipe out electrical power, television, radio, military communication, and nearly every piece of electronics in the Northern Hemisphere. It's a "Solar Katrina" -- a planet-wide "hurricane" of magnetic forces that scramble all 21st Century technology, possibly for good. What causes this magnetic superstorm? Why is magnetism so powerful -- and yet so poorly understood? And is there anything we can do to prevent the Magnetic Storm?