National Astronomy Meeting: Tuesday
I find out how the British Geological Survey is investigating the threat that solar storms pose to the world's electricity grids. David Southwood, President of the RAS, tells me that astronomy is about much more than just understanding the Universe: it also has a huge economical impact. And, how is the Dark Energy Survey pinning down the make up of the Universe?
In this episode
01:16 - Solar storms that can cause blackouts
Solar storms that can cause blackouts
with Gemma Kelly, British Geological Survey
Transcript to follow.