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2011-09-29 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Fisher, president and CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve, will speak at the tenth annual dinner for the Bastiat Prize at the Four Seasons Restaurant (99 East 52nd Street) in New York on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. In addition, the dinner will feature a presentation by the creator of the Keynes vs. Hayek YouTube video, Professor Russ Roberts of George Mason University. This year a new prize, the R.C. Hoiles Prize for Journalism, will be given...

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2010-06-15 09:20:00

NASA has warned that the Earth could endure a once-in-a-generation "space storm," bringing widespread power blackouts and leaving people without critical communications signals for a long time. National power grids could overheat and air travel could be disrupted while electronic systems, navigation devices and major satellites could stop working after the Sun reaches its maximum power in a few years. Senior space agency scientists say the Earth will be hit with unprecedented levels of...

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2010-06-05 07:10:00

Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that's new to human history. To make preparations, authorities in Washington DC are holding a meeting: The Space Weather Enterprise Forum at the National Press Club on June 8th. Richard Fisher, head of NASA's Heliophysics Division, explains what it's all about: "The sun is waking up from a deep slumber, and in the next few years we expect to see much higher levels of solar activity. At the same time, our technological society has...