Articles tagged "geomagnetic spike"

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Mysterious ‘geomagnetic spike’ 3000 years ago challenges our understanding of the Earth’s interior

The Earth’s magnetic field, generated some 3 000 km (1 860 miles) below our feet in the liquid iron core, threads through the whole planet and far into space – protecting life and satellites from harmful radiation from the Sun. But this shielding effect...

November 09, 2017