Carrington Event Solar Flare? Pfft. Read about Charlemagne!


We've all heard about the Carrington Event in 1859, the solar flare that set the telegraph lines on fire and would have likely ended any electrically-based civilization like ours as we know it.  Well, well... the now confirmed Charlemagne Event was 10 to 20 TIMES the size of Carrington!!  A planet killer.  I assure you, if the grid goes down for more than a couple of few months, don your pink mohawk and ass-less chaps because you'll be settling in for armageddon.  Read here:  https://phys.org/news/2012-11-sun-source-eighth-century-charlemagne-event.html

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