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When north heads south

Abstract : The polarity of the Earth's magnetic field appears to have flipped randomly throughout history, with visual representations of these changes looking like product barcodes. But François Pétrélis, Jean-Pierre Valet and Jean Besse have a new insight that could explain a pattern in the rate of reversals.
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François Pétrélis, Jean-Pierre Valet, Jean Besse. When north heads south. Physics World, 2012, 25, pp.51-55. ⟨10.1088/2058-7058/25/03/38⟩. ⟨insu-03583360⟩

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