magnetic poles


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magnetic poles

Points on the Earth’s surface sought by a magnetic compass needle. Their positions vary.
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Low-flying planes often "glue up" when near the Magnetic Pole, and there is no reason in science why the same disability should not be experienced at higher levels when the Auroras are "delivering" strongly.
Indeed, at the distance they were from the earth, the magnetic pole could have no perceptible action upon the apparatus; but the box placed on the lunar disc might perhaps exhibit some strange phenomena.
I afterward learned that the shaft rests directly over the magnetic pole of Mars, but whether this adds in any way to its incalculable power of attraction I do not know.
The invisible force field around the planet that provides a shield from cosmic radiation and harsh solar winds, is weakening so rapidly that scientists believe it could even cause a reversal of Earth's magnetic poles.
The system focuses on the boundary region between atoms whose magnetic poles are pointing in one direction and those with poles pointing the other way.
NICER will collect X-rays generated from the stars tremendously strong magnetic fields and from hotspots located at their two magnetic poles.
Both entertaining and educational, this book begins with a description of the mysterious and eerie lights that sometimes undulate across the night sky near the earth's magnetic poles.
One is its geographic location; the donut-like shape of Earth's magnetic field pushes the energy and material ejected from the sun toward the magnetic poles, where its interaction with the magnetic field causes the formation of auroras and electrical surges.
The location of the magnetic poles are not co-located with geographic axis of planetary rotation and are not static.
This useful title explains the patterns and cycles created on Earth by the influence of the Sun and the Moon, as well as by the Earth's magnetic poles and the planet's rotation on an axis.
The North and South magnetic poles wander widely, but sufficiently slowly for ordinary compasses to remain useful for navigation.