Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Flight Deck Forums > Tech Log
Reload this Page >

Scientists explain Magnetic Pole wandering...

Tech Log The very best in practical technical discussion on the web

Scientists explain Magnetic Pole wandering...

Old 6th May 2020, 07:56
  #1 (permalink)  
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Pewsey, UK
Posts: 1,921
Scientists explain Magnetic Pole wandering...

Tangential to aviation, but an interesting article on why the magnetic pole moves...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52550973
The Nr Fairy is offline  
Old 7th May 2020, 14:47
  #2 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: The No Transgression Zone
Posts: 2,184
Interesting! Totally new to me
Pugilistic Animus is online now  
Old 7th May 2020, 19:24
  #3 (permalink)  
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver
Posts: 1,026
I'd always assumed it had something to do with the "molten electric coil" squirming around - so I was half-right (which makes me a half-wit, I guess). Good to see the experts have done a deeper (hah!) analysis and enhanced understanding.
pattern_is_full is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.