Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Study finds Earth's magnetic field 'simpler than we thought'

07/12/2017 12:12 PM EDT

earth and environment graphic

Scientists have identified patterns in the Earth's magnetic field that evolve on the order of 1,000 years, providing new insight into how the field works and adding a measure of predictability to changes in the field not previously known.


Full story at http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2017/jul/study-finds-earth%E2%80%99s-magnetic-field-%E2%80%98simpler-we-thought%E2%80%99

Source
Oregon State University


This is an NSF News From the Field item.


This email was sent using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf of: National Science Foundation Update · 4201 Wilson Boulevard · Arlington, VA 22230 · 703-292-5111 GovDelivery logo