coondoggie writes: Bad space weather — everything form solar flares, geomagnetic storms and electromagnetic radiation has wreaked havoc on a number of satellites over the years and much more needs to be done to protect these systems that provide so much of our communications systems. Those were a couple conclusions discussed by a team of Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers looking into the impact of space weather on satellites in a paper they published in the journal, Space Weather.
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×