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Scientist Find Earth's Magnetic Field Can Flip Much More Quickly Than Thought

The earth's magnetic field has completely reversed itself, flipping the magnetic pole from north to south or vice-versa, more than once during the planet's history. Scientists have long thought these flips took thousands of years to accomplish, but evidence shows the last flip about 786,000 years ago was completed in less than 100 years.

A team of scientists came to this conclusion after studying data gathered on the magnetic field alignment of ancient lake sediments in the Sulmona basin of...
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