luni, 19 septembrie 2011

US: Magnetic pole shift means new Hillsboro runway name

- The slowly drifting location of Earth's magnetic north pole means the Hillsboro Airport's main runway underwent a name change early this week - from 12/30 to 13/31. Full story:

* Alarming NOAA data, Rapid Pole Shift... Ordinary Compasses Thrown Off by Changes in Earth's Magnetic Field... Magnetic Polar Shifts Causing Massive Global Superstorms...National Geographic: North Magnetic Pole Moving East Due to Core Flux... Shift of Earth's magnetic north pole impacts Tampa airport... ...National Geographic: Earth's Core, Magnetic Field Changing Fast, Study Says... Science News: Simulations And Ancient Magnetism Suggest Mantle Plumes May Bend Deep Beneath Earth's Crust... National Geographic (November 19, 2008): "High-energy electrons captured over Antarctica could reveal the presence of a nearby butMYSTERIOUS ASTROPHYSICAL OBJECT that's bombarding Earth with cosmic rays, researchers say":