Earth's Magnetosphere

The great magnet, the Earth    Understanding the magnetosphere better than ever    Documentary

Unravelling Earth's magnetic field    The exploration of the Earth's magnetosphere

What does Earth's core have in common with salad dressing? Maybe this

Magnetic-Dynamo   Magnetic North    Structure of the Field

A teacher's introduction to the Earth's magnetosphere

Geomagnetic jerks finally reproduced and explained

Ironing out the mystery of Earth's magnetic field

Magnetism discovered in the Earth's mantle

Earth’s magnetic field Is 3.5 billion years old

Hidden portals in Earth's magnetic field

Bird's eye view of Earth's magnetism 

Study finds Earth's magnetic field 'simpler than we thought'

Missing link in metal physics explains Earth's magnetic field

Iron age potters carefully recorded Earth's magnetic field - by accident

The Moon thought to play a major role in maintaining the Earth's magnetosphere

Origins of the Earth's magnetosphere:

Honoring the origins of magetoscopic science

Nickel is crucial for the Earth's magnetic field

Linking plate tectonics to Earth's magnetosphere:

An older geomagnetic field suggests an early start to plate tectonics

Magnetism discovered in the Earth's mantle

Magnetic field, convection and tectonics

Linking ocean tides to Earth's magnetosphere:

The impact of ocean tides on Earth's magnetic field

Earth's magnetic ocean tides mapped from space    

'Breaking waves' perturb Earth's magnetic field

Making the Northern Indian Ocean a hub of geomagnetic data

Electric currents associated with the Magnetosphere:

Tracing electric currents that flow along Earth's magnetic field

A comprehensive analysis of multiscale field-aligned currents

Two-step energy transfer in Earth's magnetosphere

Jets of ionospheric cold plasma discovered at the magnetopause

Powerful energy release emanating from the Earth's core recorded

Astronomers make real-time 3D movies of plasma tubes drifting overhead

Wave-particle interaction allow collision-free energy transfer in space plasma

Scientists deepen understanding of the magnetic fields that surround the Earth and other planets

Reversal of the Earth's magnetic field:

Iron-age arsonists' leftovers hint at how Earth's poles may flip

Earth's last magnetic field reversal took longer than once thought

Earth's magnetic field flips much more frequently than we thought

Ancient tree with record of Earth's magnetic field reversal in its rings discovered   

Earth's magnetic field: about to flip or just reurning to normal?    What if Earth's magnetic poles flipped?

Why the Earth's magnetic poles could be about to swap places - and how it would affect us

Earth's magnetic field is NOT about to reverse    Earth not due for a geomagnetic flip in the near future

Fluctuations of the Earth's magntosphere:

Earth's protective bubble hasn't burst

What did Earth's ancient magnetic field look like?

Consistency of Earth's magnetic field history surprises scientists    The geodynamo's unique longetivity

Temporal organization of magnetospheric fluctuations unveiled by recurrence patterns in the Dst index

Earth's Inconstant Magnetic Field    Monitoring the the Earth's dynamic magnetic field

Observations of discrete harmonics emerging from equatorial noise    

Magnetic pulsations    Standing magnetosheric oscillations    Upstream waves    Kelvin-Helmholz Instability

On permanent and sporadic oscillations of the magnetosphere

New data helps explain recent fluctuations in the Earth's magnetic field

The magnetosphere is doing something wierd

European researchers develop a new technique to forecast geomagnetic storms

Magnetic storm and aurora website

Satellite observations & missions:

Recent changes of the Earth's core derived from satellite observations of magnetic and gravity fields

NASA's spacecraft discover new magnetic processes in turbulent space

Satellite trio to explore the Earth's magnetic field    

SWARM reveals Earth's changing magnetism

ESA's SWARM trio on its way to watch over our planet's magnetic shield

SWARM tracks elusive ocean magnetism    Third SWARM science meeting: opening session

Five years of stereoimaging for NASA's TWINS

GRAPES-3 indicates a crack in Earth's magnetic shield

Detection of a plasmaspheric wind in the earth's magnetospere by the CLUSTER spacecraft

Understanding Earth: what the CLUSTER mission has taught us so far

CLUSTER measures turbulence in Earth's magnetic environment

CLUSTER looks into waves in the magnetosphere's thin boundaries

CLUSTER hears the heartbbeat of magnetic reconnection

CLUSTER reveals Earth's bow shock is remarkably thin

Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission

Magnetic reconnection:   

The science of magnetic reconnection

Satellites reveal the microphysics of magnetic reconnection 

Origin of particle acceleration in cusps of Earth's magnetosphere uncovered

Scientists take key step toward solving a major astrophysical mystery

Wobbly magnetic reconnection speeds up electrons

Flares in the universe can now be studied on Earth

Interaction of Earth's magnetosphere with the solar wind:

Earth's magnetic field booms like a drum, but no one can hear it

The magnetosphere has a large intake of solar wind energy

The curious case of Earth's leaking atmosphere

Evidence of magnetospheres in other stars:

Astronomers peer inside stars, finding giant magnets