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Posts tagged Earth’s magnetic field

July 2, 2013

 

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Salmon Have An Internal Compass

Sockeye salmon are sensitive to Earth's magnetic pull. Scientists discovered that salmon use a trick called "geomagnetic imprinting" to find their way home.

April 28, 2010

 

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Why Do The Magnetic Poles Switch Places?

Have you ever wondered why the magnetic fields change places?

April 27, 2010

 

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When And How The Magnetic Poles Switch Places

Did you know that years and years ago the magnetic poles switched places?

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