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The Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Decreasing 10 Times Faster Than Normal And Could Reverse Within a Lifetime

By | 2017-10-01T21:03:38+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , |

  Can you imagine waking up one morning to discover that all compasses are pointing south instead of north. The effect could cause geomagnetic health problems in up to 15% of the population of the planet. It's not as bizarre as it sounds. Earth's magnetic field has flipped -- though not overnight -- many times throughout the planet's history. Its dipole magnetic field, like that of a bar magnet, remains about the same intensity for thousands to millions of years, but for incompletely known reasons

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