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Posts tagged Earth’s magnetic field

April 28, 2015


spiny lobster

Little Navigators

Spiny lobsters have an amazing navigational sense called magnetic position fixing.

July 2, 2013


salmon swimming in the river

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



Why Do The Magnetic Poles Switch Places?

Have you ever wondered why the magnetic fields change places?

April 27, 2010



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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