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In the media: Researcher address the risk of a giant sunburst

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

What if something had the power to destroy all the the technological connectivity on Earth, from cell phones to satellites to cable? It exists: a giant sunburst from the Sun. And it's happened before.

Adrian Melott, professor of physics and astronomy, discussed the history, impact and likelihood of such an event with the Kansas City Star.

Learn more about Melott's research and the possibility of a giant sunburst from the KC Star article.