The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now)


Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own
magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet
is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south
magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a field
connecting the two. This field protects our planet from radiation
and is responsible for creating the northern and southern lights
– spectacular events that are only visible near the magnetic
poles. However, with reports that the magnetic north pole has
started moving swiftly at 50km per year – and may soon be…


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The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now)