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Earth's ancient magnetic field had more than two poles!

Earth's ancient magnetic field had more than two poles!

But a recent study reveals that this arrangement of magnetic fields was not always the same. Ancient earth had multiple poles that suddenly appeared across the globe causing planet's magnetic field behave erratically.

Watch: NASA's incredible video of magnetic Sun in action

Watch: NASA's incredible video of magnetic Sun in action

The sun is made of plasma, a gas-like state of matter in which electrons and ions have separated, creating a super-hot mix of charged particles.

New technique to detect magnetic fields inside stars

Using a technique similar to medical ultrasound, astrophysicists have for the first time developed a way to determine the presence of strong magnetic fields deep inside pulsating giant stars.

Device invisible to magnetic fields created

Scientists have developed a cylinder, which hides contents and makes them invisible to magnetic fields.

First `invisibility antimagnetic cloak` developed

Spanish researchers believe they have designed a new type of magnetic cloak, which shields objects from external magnetic fields.

World’s highest magnetic field ever created

German researchers produced the highest magnetic fields with 91.4 teslas on June 22.

First-ever measurement of magnetic field inside Earth’s core

A geophysicist has made the first-ever measurement of the strength of the magnetic field inside the Earth’s core, 1,800 miles underground, by using the moon and distant quasars.