Get Ready For Some Really Bad Space Weather

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | September 21, 2012

That’s the message from four space scientists at the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory who warned of increased solar activity -- which can disrupt all types of communications, including GPS signals -- with the sun pumping out more solar flares over the next five years than any time since 2003.

The scientists cautioned, “if you are used to space weather being a non-factor in your operations, that is about to change.”