Geomagnetism in the Press


Geomagnetism is a fascinating subject that can inspire the imagination. An invisible field that can guide us to where we want to go, that protects us from the harsh space weather environment, helps produce beautiful aurae, and magnetic poles that can wander unexpectedly. In this space we are gathering some of the external links to interesting stories, articles, or comics that help us tell the story of geomagnetism and what it means to society.


Magnetic Pole Comic (XKCD)

Video: Earth's Magnetic Poles Are Moving by Nikki Sheaks (KKCO, Feb. 11, 2019)

Which way to the North Pole by NYT Editorial Board (New York Times, Feb. 7, 2019)

The North Magnetic Pole’s Mysterious Journey Across the Arctic by Shannon Hall (New York Times, Feb. 4, 2019)

Magnetic north just changed. Here's what that means by Maya Wei-Haas (National Geographic, Feb. 4, 2019)

Moving Magnetic Pole by Seth Borenstein (Associated Press, Feb 4, 2019)

Radio: Why you should care about the Earth's shifting magnetic pole with Brian Meyer by Tiffany Hanssen (Minnesota Public Radio, Jan. 31, 2019)

Models Can't Keep Up With Migrating Magnetic North Pole by George Dvorsky (Gizmodo, Jan. 14, 2019)

Shifting north magnetic pole forces unprecedented navigation fix by Alistor Doyle (Reuters, Jan. 11, 2019)

Video: Something very strange is happening to Earth's magnetic North Pole (Fox News, Jan. 10, 2019)

Earth’s magnetic field is acting up and geologists don’t know why by Alexandra Witze (Nature, Jan. 9, 2019)