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written by David Stern
Available Languages: English, French, German, Polish, Spanish
This web page provides an elementary introduction and overview of the origin of the earth's magnetism and a discussion of the earth's core and the dynamo theory. Related pages are also linked to this page. This is part of an extensive web site, "The Great Magnet, the Earth", that uses the topics of magnetism in the Earth and in space to introduce topics in physics. Translations in French, German, Polish and Spanish are available.
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© 2005 David Stern
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blackett, core, dynamo theory, earth, magnetism
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D. Stern, (2005), WWW Document, (http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/dynamos2.htm).
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D. Stern, The Great Magnet, the Earth: The Self-Sustaining Dynamo in the Earth's Core (2005), <http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/dynamos2.htm>.
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Stern, D. (2006, March 24). The Great Magnet, the Earth: The Self-Sustaining Dynamo in the Earth's Core. Retrieved April 18, 2014, from http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/dynamos2.htm
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Stern, David. The Great Magnet, the Earth: The Self-Sustaining Dynamo in the Earth's Core. March 24, 2006. http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/dynamos2.htm (accessed 18 April 2014).
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Stern, David. The Great Magnet, the Earth: The Self-Sustaining Dynamo in the Earth's Core. 2005. 24 Mar. 2006. 18 Apr. 2014 <http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/dynamos2.htm>.
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