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Biggest mysteries scientists are going -- bring.
A car sized spacecraft.
Close to the -- and then right into it closer than ever before.
The new project expected to begin no later than 2018 is pretty fascinating stuff in here to -- about it.
-- -- -- go -- a theoretical physics professor host of the Science Channel series scifi science physics of the impossible every Wednesday night.
On the Science Channel you can't miss it but wait to hear about this.
The sudden I was asking you how many mysteries there are regarding the sun is it time to take a closer look.
It -- is every eleven years the site has a temper tantrum -- -- the sunspot cycle but once in a hundred years.
We have a solar tsunami from on -- -- that could wipe out electrical supplies all over the planet earth.
The last time within 1859.
So this is a small price to pay.
To analyze the structure of the sun if it happens it wipes out all the power grids all the electrical systems if we had this once and a hundred years solar stormy would wipe out all satellites.
Jet planes will be left without communication.
Credit card transaction be wiped out no Internet no telecommunications no GPS.
Transformers -- be blown out meaning that refrigerators would go out meaning that food riots would take place.
No risk of -- coming in from other thing because they're also wiped out.
So think of Katrina multiplied by a thousand amazing in the last when he -- 1859.
So we could potentially be do.
That makes the 180 million dollar price tag for the device they put out for bid now NASA a little more palatable you State's -- It's an insurance policy -- 180 million dollars is peanuts compared to two trillion dollars.
That we -- this -- have calculated would be of that fact of another 1859.
Solar storm or tsunami.
That -- -- communications on the planet earth okay folks who know right what else should we learned about the -- if we do this experiment.
Well this one is actually a mystery control perhaps the secret to global warming the secret to -- whether.
We actually know very little about this -- we have computer models but now this is going to be the real thing.
-- last year we slammed -- across probe into the moon.
And we found out there's ice on the moon.
We expect similar surprises with this -- and no matter what happens with it because it disintegrates basically when it actually goes into the sun.
We will learn a lot more along the way of its journey.
And that -- we expect a lot of surprises and who would have thought the sun has so many mysteries and the sun ultimately controls our destiny.
It sounds like -- we don't wanna lose all the things you mention great to see you and definitely check out the show Wednesday -- on the Science Channel.
Great to see you again morning.
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