Earth's magnetic poles could start to flip. What happens then?

by Jonathan O’Callaghan As Earth’s magnetic shield fails, so do its satellites. First, our communications satellites in the highest orbits go down. Next, astronauts in low-Earth orbit can no longer phone home. And finally, cosmic rays start to bombard every human on Earth. This is a possibility that we may start to face not in […]

Earth's magnetic poles could start to flip. What happens then?

As Earth's magnetic shield fails, so do its satellites. First, our communications satellites in the highest orbits go down. Next, astronauts in low-Earth orbit can no longer phone home. And ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Earth’s magnetic poles could start to flip. What happens then?, Fri 7 Dec 18 from Science Blog

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