Archive for April 13, 2018

The ESA Just Discovered a Second Magnetic Field Surrounding Our Planet

Posted in 2018, astronomy, Galaxy with tags , on April 13, 2018 by theboldcorsicanflame

How are we only seeing this now?

A trio of satellites studying our planet’s magnetic field have shown details of the steady swell of a magnetic field produced by the ocean’s tides.

Four years of data collected by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Swarm mission have contributed to the mapping of this ‘other’ magnetic field, one that could help us build better models around global warming.


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