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Why does Earth have a Magnetic Field?

The Human Collective
Published on 20 Sep 2022 / In Science

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Links to learn more about Earth's Magnetic Field:

More on pole flips:

More on how Earth's magnetic field "The Geodynamo" forms:


Cromie, William J. "Putting a New Spin on Earth's Core." Gazette. Harvard University, 15 Aug. 1996. Web. 20 Dec. 2014.

Earth Magnetic Field Declination from 1590 to 1990. N.d. Wikimedia. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

"Electromagnets: Two Forces Team Up." Magnet Lab. Florida State University, n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

"Geodynamo." Earth and Planetary Sciences. University of California Santa Cruz, n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

Hillhouse, John. Variations in the Earth's Magnetic Field. N.d. Wikimedia. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

Luyendyk, Bruce Peter. "Marine Magnetic Anomalies." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, 6 Jan. 2014. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

"Magnetic Field of the Earth." HyperPhysics. Georgia State University, n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.
Maps of Magnetic Elements from the WMM2015. 2014. National Geophysical Data Center. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

"Reversals: Magnetic Flip." British Geological Survey. Natural Environment Research Council, n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2014.

Siegel, Ethan. "Why Does the Earth Have a Liquid Core?" Starts With A Bang. ScienceBlogs, 28 Sept. 2011. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

"The Truth about Earth's Core?" Science Beat. Berkeley Lab, 12 May 2003. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

"What Causes the Earth's Magnetic Field?" Institute of Physics, n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2014.

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