New research suggested that the solar wind will protect the planet when the earth's magnetic field switches polarity; previously, scientists feared that the solar wind would damage the atmosphere during periods of magnetic weakness. | Harper's Magazine

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New research suggested that the solar wind will protect the planet when the earth’s magnetic field switches polarity; previously, scientists feared that the solar wind would damage the atmosphere during periods of magnetic weakness.

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New research suggested that the solar wind will protect the planet when the earth’s magnetic field switches polarity; previously, scientists feared that the solar wind would damage the atmosphere during periods of magnetic weakness.

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