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Sun About To Magnetically Flip

As the sun reaches a crescendo in its 11 year activity cycle this year, it’s also getting ready to go topsy-turvy.  The sun’s global magnetic field is about to reverse—flipping its orientation so that north becomes south and south becomes north. Astronomers estimate that we may be only three or four months away from this mysterious…

Mystery Solved: Salmon Navigate Using Magnetic Field

There’s no place like home—and now scientists have figured out how salmon get there.