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« on: February 14, 2017, 01:09:05 am »

So, found this in the New Yorker only a few minutes ago:

EARTH’S MYSTERIOUS MAGNETIC FIELD, STORED IN A JAR
By Marcia Bjornerud:

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/earths-mysterious-magnetic-field-stored-in-a-jar?mbid=social_facebook
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2017, 06:16:02 am »

That was very interesting!  Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2017, 03:03:33 pm »

Sounds like a refinement of a technique geologists pioneered in studies of the ocean floor. By plotting changes in the rocks' magnetism, they were able to plot the history of the oceans themselves.
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2017, 03:56:04 pm »

That was very interesting!  Thanks for sharing.

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