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North magnetic pole is exiling itself to Siberia

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:28 am

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00007-1
Update, 9 January: The release of the World Magnetic Model has been postponed to 30 January due to the ongoing US government shutdown.

Something strange is going on at the top of the world. Earth’s north magnetic pole has been skittering away from Canada and towards Siberia, driven by liquid iron sloshing within the planet’s core. The magnetic pole is moving so quickly that it has forced the world’s geomagnetism experts into a rare move.
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Post by TJrandom » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:48 am

Thanks Trump...

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Re: North magnetic pole is exiling itself to Siberia

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We need to make a magnetic containment bottle and make the Tralfamadorians pay for it!
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Post by ElectricMonk » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:52 am

Putin has build a reverse EMP?

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ElectricMonk wrote:
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Putin has build a reverse EMP?
In Russia Electro-Magnets Pulse you!
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Re: North magnetic pole is exiling itself to Siberia

Post by scrmbldggs » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:45 pm

TJrandom wrote:
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Thanks Trump...
It's those Hollow Earth Nationalists aligning with his BFF.
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Re: North magnetic pole is exiling itself to Siberia

Post by Matthew Ellard » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:37 pm

"Earth’s north magnetic pole has been skittering away from Canada and towards Siberia, driven by liquid iron sloshing within the planet’s core."

This is the plot from the science fiction movie "The Core" (2003). Scientists have to drive to the centre of the Earth in a secret "tunneling thingee" to drop nuclear weapons to get the Earth's core to flow in the right way again.


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They spelled BORE wrong.
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How do they know it's going to stop in Siberia?
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Re: North magnetic pole is exiling itself to Siberia

Post by Gord » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:27 am

Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:28 am
...Earth’s north magnetic pole has been skittering away from Canada and towards Siberia....
And good riddance, too! Lousy freeloading magnetic pole....
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How do they know it's going to stop in Siberia?
They're planning on offering it all the beluga caviar it can eat.
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Re: North magnetic pole is exiling itself to Siberia

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:48 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:37 pm
"Earth’s north magnetic pole has been skittering away from Canada and towards Siberia, driven by liquid iron sloshing within the planet’s core."

This is the plot from the science fiction movie "The Core" (2003). Scientists have to drive to the centre of the Earth in a secret "tunneling thingee" to drop nuclear weapons to get the Earth's core to flow in the right way again.

WTF did I just watch. :heyup:
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Post by Gord » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:12 am

You've never seen The Core?!

You. Lucky. Bastard.
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Post by Matthew Ellard » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:31 am

Pyrrho wrote: WTF did I just watch.
Sorry about that Pyrrho. I just seem to have a fascination with B-Grade science fiction movies, B-Grade songs and B-Grade skeptic forums. :mrgreen:



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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:30 am

The Core was on Premium TV last night. Watched it a few years ago "just in case" there was something worthwhile? I even think they found a "void" near the center of our motlen core where they could get out and walk around to repair their machine. Why does this not have "crap appeal" on the order of Sharknado?
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Post by OlegTheBatty » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:31 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:31 am
Pyrrho wrote: WTF did I just watch.
Sorry about that Pyrrho. I just seem to have a fascination with B-Grade science fiction movies, B-Grade songs and B-Grade skeptic forums. :mrgreen:



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Post by gorgeous » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:53 pm

wiki----In his controversial 1950 work Worlds in Collision, Immanuel Velikovsky postulated that the planet Venus emerged from Jupiter as a comet. During two proposed near approaches in about 1,450 BCE, he suggested that the direction of the Earth's rotation was changed radically, then reverted to its original direction on the next pass. This disruption supposedly caused earthquakes, tsunamis, and the parting of the Red Sea. Further, he said near misses by Mars between 776 and 687 BCE also caused the Earth's axis to change back and forth by ten degrees. Velikovsky cited historical records in support of his work, although -----------------his studies were generally ridiculed by the scientific community.[10]
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Re: North magnetic pole is exiling itself to Siberia

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bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:30 am
The Core was on Premium TV last night. Watched it a few years ago "just in case" there was something worthwhile? I even think they found a "void" near the center of our motlen core where they could get out and walk around to repair their machine. Why does this not have "crap appeal" on the order of Sharknado?
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Post by Poodle » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:43 pm

gorgeous wrote:
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Velikovsky cited historical records in support of his work, although -----------------his studies were generally ridiculed by the scientific community.[10]
... and still are to this day.

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Post by Lance Kennedy » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:31 pm

No surprise that G quotes Velikovski. The two of them are equally way out away from good science.

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No surprise that G quotes Velikovski. The two of them are equally way out away from good science.
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Post by Gord » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:01 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:06 pm
Lance Kennedy wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:31 pm
No surprise that G quotes Velikovski. The two of them are equally way out away from good science.
Please use a "g" for that person. I'm "G". (And Gord's a vegetable of some kind.)
I always forget I'm a vegetable and not a fruit.

Wait a minute: https://www2.palomar.edu/users/warmstrong/ecoph36.htm

Cucumbers and watermelons are both considered gourds? :| Everything's gone fiddle faddle foo! I don't know what I am anymore!!!
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:48 am

Gord wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:01 am
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:06 pm
Lance Kennedy wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:31 pm
No surprise that G quotes Velikovski. The two of them are equally way out away from good science.
Please use a "g" for that person. I'm "G". (And Gord's a vegetable of some kind.)
I always forget I'm a vegetable and not a fruit.

Wait a minute: https://www2.palomar.edu/users/warmstrong/ecoph36.htm

Cucumbers and watermelons are both considered gourds? :| Everything's gone fiddle faddle foo! I don't know what I am anymore!!!
I would understand if you self-identify as a fruit.
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Post by Gord » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:59 am

But mostly a nut.
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Post by OlegTheBatty » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:40 pm

Are you out of your gourd?
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Post by scrmbldggs » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:19 pm

Maybe he's druping.
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Indehiscent exposure?
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Post by Gord » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:03 pm

"Knowledge grows through infinite timelessness" -- the random fictional Deepak Chopra quote site
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Post by scrmbldggs » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:15 pm

:heh:
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