Scientists Are Zapping Fake Electrical Grids to Help Us Survive an EMP Attack

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If you’re a doomsday prepper or were alive during the Cold War you may already be aware – and fearful – of an imminent electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event. It’s a disaster scenario that’s captured the imaginations of filmmakers and video game creators, as well as legitimate organizations, like the United States government.

EMPs are brief but powerful jolts of high-frequency electromagnetic waves that can fry electronics – and on a grander scale may

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