magnetic poles

Scientists in Japan Have Found a Detailed Record of the Earth’s Last Magnetic Reversal, 773,000 Years Ago

Every 200,000 to 300,000 years Earth's magnetic poles reverse. What was once the north pole becomes the south, and vice…

2 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 442: Destroy and Rebuild Pt. 6: Magnetic Pole Reversal

If we look back into the geologic record of the Earth, it appears that our planet's magnetic field flips polarity…

6 years ago

What Happens When The Poles Flip?

Have you heard the terrifying news that the Earth's poles are going to flip? What does "flipping" mean? And if…

9 years ago

What Will Happen When the Sun’s Magnetic Poles Reverse?

The Sun’s magnetic field will likely reverse sometime in the next three to four months. No, this is not the…

9 years ago