sâmbătă, 18 septembrie 2010

Solar flares could paralyse Britain's power and communications, Liam Fox says

- The Defence Secretary will next week attend a summit of scientists and security advisers who believe the infrastructure that underpins modern life in Western economies is potentially vulnerable to electromagnetic disruption. Full story:

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