Solar Storm Center Opens in UK to Protect Businesses Vs. Flares

Solar Storm Center Opens in UK to Protect Businesses Vs. Flares. (Screenshot/YouTube)
Solar Storm Center Opens in UK to Protect Businesses Vs. Flares. (Screenshot/YouTube)

The Met Office opened its Space Weather Operations Center in Exeter on Oct. 8 to forecast severe space weather like solar flares.

The unit is worth £4.6 million (about $7.4 million), and is aimed at preventing damage to national economy and infrastructure, such as power grids, and radio communications.

 

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