April 30, 2017
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Pohick Regional Library
6450 Sydenstricker Rd., Burke, VA 22015
Burke Historical Society Meeting
In late August and early September of 1859, a massive solar storm, referred to as the Carrington Event, caused a series of dramatic and poorly understood effects across the earth. Presenter Brian Slawski will share some of the local and worldwide accounts of this event and say a little about its implications for the present day.