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Sun’s Magnetic Field to Reverse: What It Means

The sun’s magnetic field, which spans the solar system, is just months away from flipping, observatory measurements show. “This change will have ripple effects throughout the solar system,” solar physicist Todd Hoeksema of Stanford University said in a statement. Hoeksema is the director of Stanford’s Wilcox Solar Observatory, one of just a few observatories around the world [...]

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