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           This is just a selection-- out of the many questions that arrive, only a few are listed. The ones included below are either of the sort that keeps coming up again and again--the danger of solar eruptions, the reversal of the Earth's magnetic field, etc.--or else the answers make a special point, going into extra details which might interest other users. Additional questions about the Earth's magnetism are answered on

        Classifications are tentative, and some entries appear under more than one heading.


2--Particles and Radiation in Space
3--Earth's Internal Magnetic Field
4--Earth's outer Magnetic Field
5--The Radiation Belt
6--Sun and Solar Wind
7--History of Space Science
8--Planetary Magnetic Fields
10--Spaceflight and Space Science
11--Risks and Dangers
12--Magnetic Storms and Polar Aurora
15--Proposed Applications of Magnetism

Additional questions-and-answers:

1.   Magnetism

2.   Particles and Radiation in Space

3.   Earth's internal Magnetic Field

4.   Earth's outer Magnetic Field

5.   The Radiation Belt

6.   Sun and solar wind

7.   History of Space Science

8.   Planetary Magnetic Fields

9.   Instruments

10.   Spaceflight and Space Science

11.   Risks and Dangers

12.   Magnetic Storms and Polar Aurora

13.   Energy

14.   Plasma

15.   Proposed Applications of Magnetism

101.   Miscellaneous

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