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Death of a dynamo – a hard drive from space

Death of a dynamo - a hard drive from space

The dying moments of an asteroid’s magnetic field have been successfully captured by a research team led by Richard Harrison, in a study that offers a tantalising glimpse of what may happen to the Earth’s magnetic core billions of years from now.

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