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Post by oftenwrong on Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:47 pm

A new quango is needed to help Britain brace itself against a once-in-a-century "solar superstorm", experts said.

Professor Paul Cannon, who chaired the Academy's working group on extreme solar weather, said: "The two challenges for government are the wide spectrum of technologies affected and the emergence of unexpected vulnerabilities as technology evolves. The Academy recommends that government sets up a Space Weather Board to oversee these issues across government departments."

PUT IN A PROPER JOB APPLICATION LIKE EVERYONE ELSE, PROFESSOR !


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Post by Phil Hornby on Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:10 pm

I believe that such an important position with such a taxing agenda requires somebody to make tea for them on a regular basis.

And I just happen to have my electric kettle with me...
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Post by skwalker1964 on Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:28 pm

Which, of course, wouldn't work if we actually had a superstorm.. Smile
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Post by Phil Hornby on Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:20 pm

Thank heavens for my portable generator, which I thoughtfully packed, too... cheers
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Post by oftenwrong on Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:51 pm

I consider myself a plausible candidate for a well-paid sinecure as a member of such a quango, having suffered quite a nasty sunburn in the summer of 1975.
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