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Re: Cracks in Earth's Magnetic Field



We are a few thousand years past due for the pole reversal if I recall 
correctly..

Fred



>From: "Bill Jones" <wejones@megalink.net>
>To: amasat-bb <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Cracks in Earth's Magnetic Field
>Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 16:17:45 -0500
>
> > Hi all,
> > I saw the following statement in a bulletin - "  STORMY SPACE WEATHER 
>SLIPS
> > THROUGH CRACKS
> > -----------------------------------------
> > Immense cracks in Earth's magnetic field remain open for hours, allowing
> > the solar wind to gush through and power stormy space weather, according
> > to new observations from NASA and European satellites.
>
>Interesting.  There was recently an interesting program on PBS, a NOVA show
>about the earth's magnetic field.  In short the suggestion was that the
>earth's magnetic field is decreasing rapidly and could reverse within the 
>next
>100 years.  Supposedly, one of the initial symptoms of this reversal 
>process
>is theorized to be areas of no or reversed magnetism.
>   It was an interesting show, in case anyone gets a chance to see it.
>
>
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>Bill Jones  N3JLQ  Sweden Maine   wejones@megalink.net
>
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