Nicole L. Homeier

Stormy Space Weather on the Rise

By Nicole L. Homeier
March 9, 2012

Space weather events from the Sun are increasing in frequency as we head towards the solar maximum in 2013. Things won't slow down until 2-4 years past maximum, so expect these types of events to be frequent over the next several years. Satellite owners, operators, and insurers will be most affected, but other industries such as the airlines, high-precision GPS users, and the electric utilities...