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What happens when a solar flare strikes the earth?

In this episode of the AXA Research Files, Science Presenter Greg Foot meets Solar Physicist Miho Janvier to discover how coronal mass ejections from the sun can impact the earth. It’s his worst nightmare – potentially a total power down of everything that relies on our satellite and power-grid infrastructure. Miho explains how her research of the sun looks at mitigating those effects of such destructive storms.