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Shift of Earth’s Magnetic Pole closes Tampa runway

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  1. Mike Gleeson

    Magnetic north is moving 40 miles per year… which means that if it stays its present course, it will take only 312 years (give or a take a few) for a complete pole reversal. Although the shift could accelerate for many reasons.

    February 11, 2011 at 2:36 pm
  2. scolbern

    Yes, this could be a problem. One way the pole shift could accelerate would be because of a massive solar storm, which Dr. Paul LaViolette believes may cause rapid magnetic pole shifts according to his theory (which makes sense to me as well).
    During a magnetic pole shift, geological evidence indicates that the Earth’s magnetic field goes to near-zero for at least a few years, leading to a collapse of the Earth’s magnetosphere; this is the plasma sheath which protects beings on the earth’s surface from solar and cosmic radiation.
    If there were a massive solar storm (which it looks like we are due for) the Earth’s magnetosphere might collapse, leaving us wide open to the greatly increased solar radiation from the storm.
    This event would probably lead to massive casualties from radiation exposure, as well as total failure of all electrical systems, due to the associated electromagnetic pulse (EMP). The damage to the electrical grid would be such that it might take months, or years, to repair, especially in our current state of political and economic paralysis.
    A similar solar storm took place in 1859, which did great damage to the telegraph systems of the time; it is worthy to note that these systems were far more robust with respect to EMP damage than the electrical systems of today.
    We may have some interesting times ahead!

    February 11, 2011 at 8:44 pm
  3. Markarma

    Most definitely, a magnetic pole shift will cause serious issues for our planet, but what of a GEOGRAPHICAL pole shift? A scenario where we have a 90 degree roll of the planet itself, and north becomes west, brought about by magnetic effects of the approaching planet, Nibiru, the fabled Red Star! There is a growing belief out there that this rather worrying scenario is, in fact, in store for our planet.
    Any thoughts? ….

    February 11, 2011 at 10:39 pm
  4. scolbern

    It would take such tremendous energy to move the axis of rotation of a planet-sized body such as the Earth to bring about a geographical pole shift, that I think it is unlikely.
    We are probably safe from that scenario unless another planet-sized body comes close enough to move the Earth with its gravity and tidal effects.
    Some people are talking about an encounter with the planet Nibiru doing just that at some point before 2050.
    While I have seen no recent evidence I consider reliable that Nibiru really exists, it was written about by the Sumerians, and if it did exist, I’m sure NASA and TPTB would keep it secret.
    Rumor has it that Nibiru is an inhabited planet which orbits a brown dwarf star, which, in turn, orbits our sun on a 3,600 year elliptical orbit.
    Brown dwarf stars are one of the most common astronomical objects in our galaxy, so it is not unreasonable that our sun might have a brown dwarf companion star.
    Brown dwarfs also do give off enough heat to keep a planet from freezing, if it orbits close enough (approximately 1-5 million miles). They are also difficult to detect at long range with optical telescopes, because they radiate mostly infared. Guess we’ll find out soon enough.

    February 17, 2011 at 8:00 am

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