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What Will Happen When the Sunís Magnetic Poles Reverse?
universetoday.com ^ | August 6, 2013 | by Nancy Atkinson on

Posted on 08/06/2013 4:25:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin

The flip-flopping of the Sun’s magnetic field takes place at the peak of each solar activity cycle when the Sun’s internal magnetic dynamo reorients itself. When the field reversal happens, the magnetic field weakens, then dies down to zero before emerging again with a reversed polarity.

While this is not a catastrophic event, the reversal will have effects, said solar physicist Todd Hoeksema, the director of Stanford University’s Wilcox Solar Observatory, who monitors the Sun’s polar magnetic fields. “This change will have ripple effects throughout the Solar System,” he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at universetoday.com ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Science
KEYWORDS: catastrophism; maunderminimum
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I was hoping for Rivers and seas boiling! Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes... Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!
1 posted on 08/06/2013 4:25:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

We are all gonna DIE !!!!!


2 posted on 08/06/2013 4:26:44 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: BenLurkin

When you are hiking on the Sun, your compass will be backwards.


3 posted on 08/06/2013 4:29:09 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: BenLurkin

All your paperclips will coil in the opposite direction.


4 posted on 08/06/2013 4:29:59 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Bryanw92

Maybe Obama will become more white than black?


5 posted on 08/06/2013 4:30:21 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: BenLurkin

So, the Sun’s “Solar Activity” has a long history that runs in 11 year cycles.

What happened last time would be a good start in answering the question.

Pop Science journalism.


6 posted on 08/06/2013 4:30:41 PM PDT by Zeneta (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.)
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To: BenLurkin
Grizzlysharks!

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7 posted on 08/06/2013 4:30:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Bryanw92

Won’t matter. It all looks the same anyway.


8 posted on 08/06/2013 4:31:03 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: BenLurkin

9 posted on 08/06/2013 4:32:27 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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Sun toilets will swirl in the opposite direction.


10 posted on 08/06/2013 4:32:44 PM PDT by 762X51
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To: BenLurkin

It happens on Earth too.


11 posted on 08/06/2013 4:33:12 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: BenLurkin
From "Darwin's Ghost" by Steve Jones, we have ...

The atlas of the past has many surprises ... The key is in the Earth's magnetic fields. Every few hundred thousand years, what was the North Pole becomes the South until the poles reverse once more in their endless dance."

Page 252.

12 posted on 08/06/2013 4:33:59 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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13 posted on 08/06/2013 4:34:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Cool!


14 posted on 08/06/2013 4:35:11 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

The sky is falling, the sky is falling.... Chicken Little


15 posted on 08/06/2013 4:35:18 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: BenLurkin

You’ll have to turn the batteries around in all your remotes.


16 posted on 08/06/2013 4:35:54 PM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: BenLurkin

I will have to use white out on my compass and remark north, south, east, west. Crap.


17 posted on 08/06/2013 4:36:32 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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Is global warming causing this??

I knew it!!

18 posted on 08/06/2013 4:36:50 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: cripplecreek
Excellent, the next SyFy movie. Hopefully they will cast Tara Reid....

19 posted on 08/06/2013 4:37:28 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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Ain't saying...


20 posted on 08/06/2013 4:37:57 PM PDT by Errant
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