We know the Earth’s magnetic poles will flip soon and that they’ve done it before in the past. But the magnetic field is what protects us from being roasted by the sun’s ultraviolet rays, as well as by cosmic rays from space. How are we going to survive the long period when this field is weakened during the pole reversal? Some scientists are hoping that we’ll be protected by the very solar wind that will do vast damage to our electronic infrastructure.
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