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Earth's magnetic field can change 10 times faster than earlier thought, finds study

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A team of researchers at the University of Leeds and University of California have found that changes in the direction of the magnetic field of Earth can hapen 10 times faster than previously thought. The new study is significant as it provides new insight into the flow of iron 2800 kilometers below the surface of the earth and the infleunce of the movement of iron on the magnetic field during the past hundred thousand years.