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Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Fields

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AIR DATE: November 8, 2010

The polarity of Earth's magnetic field switches every 300,000 years or so - as evidenced by geological formations in Northern Nevada. We talk with a scientist researching the phenomenon and discuss the ramifications of a reversal of the fields.

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Scott Bogue, Prof of Geology, Occidental College

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