Category Archives: palaeomagic

The amazing disappearing asymmetric magnetic reversals

Weird field behaviour in the Neoproterozoic vanishes when you add more data to the mix.
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Categories: geology, geophysics, palaeomagic, past worlds, Proterozoic

Is the Earth’s magnetic field about to flip?

No-one knows – but I wouldn’t hold your breath
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Categories: basics, geology, geophysics, palaeomagic, paper reviews

Where the Earth’s magnetic field comes from

How modelling the Geodynamo is both hard – and strangely easy…
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Categories: basics, geology, geophysics, palaeomagic, paper reviews

Palaeomagnetism: from drilling to publication

How the measurements I make in the lab are distilled into the results reported in a typical scientific paper.
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Categories: basics, fieldwork, in the lab, palaeomagic

A paradigm nudge in paleontology

Apparently, if a handful of dinosaurs survive the KT extinction it ceases to be important.
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Categories: fossils, geology, palaeomagic