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Princeton Paleomagnetists Put Controversy to Rest


October 2, 2009

rocks along Lake Superior Princeton University scientists have shown that, in ancient times, the Earth's magnetic field was structured like the two-pole model of today, suggesting that the methods geoscientists use to reconstruct the geography of early land masses on the globe are accurate. The findings may lead to a better understanding of historical continental movement, which relates to changes in climate. Full Story

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