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The Universe is Hostile to Computers


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Not to get all conspiracy on things, BUT - as the poles are moving faster  right now and the jet stream/ocean currents are shifting - this is leading to lots more UV and other cosmic rays entering/tangling with Earth.  Less magnetosphere protection = more bombardments from even far, far, far away sources (think gamma rays, pulsars).  We luckily dodged a bullet relatively recently as a huge CME went opposite our direction, BUT - it's only a matter of time.

 

This NASA link explains what happens when weak coverage distorts how satelites operate and the un-fun process of having to manage updating them.  Imagine what could happen when it breaks down over populated areas.  

 

 

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