magnetic field

What did Earths ancient magnetic field look like?

Posted in Science on 25th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

New work suggests Earths ancient magnetic field was significantly different than the present day field, originating from several poles rather than the familiar two.

MIT study says that there is little risk of Earth's goemagnetic field flipping soon

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Previous research had predicted an imminent flip that would leave life on Earth temporarily un-shielded from space radiation.

Earth-like planets around small stars likely have protective magnetic fields, aiding chance for life

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Earth-like planets orbiting close to small stars probably have magnetic fields.

Earth is Facing an Impending Magnetic Field Flip

Posted in Science on 25th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

A geomagnetic reversal may happen sooner than expected.

The Earth's Magnetic Field Flip Could Happen Sooner Than Expected

Posted in Science on 11th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Our magnetic field is weakening 10 times faster than originally predicted, especially over the Western Hemisphere.