Articles tagged "chrons"

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Earth's magnetic field showing signs of significant weakening

​The first set of high-resolution results from ESA’s three-satellite Swarm constellation reveals the most recent changes in the magnetic field that protects us from cosmic radiation and charged particles that bombard Earth. Magnetic field is in a permanent...

June 19, 2014

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Earth's geomagnetic reversal happened 41 000 years ago, new study claims

41 000 years ago, a complete and rapid reversal of the geomagnetic field occurred. As a consequence, the Earth nearly completely lost its protection shield against hard cosmic rays, leading to a significantly increased radiation exposure, a new study led by Dr

October 19, 2012