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Spinning Sphere of Molten Sodium

Discussion in 'Science' started by RobRoySyd, Jul 30, 2020.

  1. RobRoySyd

    RobRoySyd Member

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    I don't recall this being mentioned before, my apologies if it has.

    This is the only experiment that's trying to create a physical model of the mechanism that creates the Earth's magnetic field. As far as I know it wouldn't be the end of life on this planet if it was to fail but it certainly would be difficult and it would be good to know in advance if it was going to happen.

    The video does address the obvious risks of such an experimental model :)
     
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