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Polar shifts due to the famed planet Nibiru
« on: 17/11/2008 23:24:14 »
Nibiru, as the ancient Sumerians called it, is what we identify as planet X. I have heard theories that when it passes into our inner-solar system, our magnetic polarity will shift. I understand the implications of the polar shift, but I do not understand why the poles would shift. Someone told me it was because the extra gravitational pull would drag us across the galactic equator. All my astronomy knowlege is self taught and basic, so please someone help me understand.


 

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« Reply #1 on: 17/11/2008 23:34:49 »
Sounds like a right load of rubbish to me.  You really ought to have a look at some proper scientific texts before you get on to the speculative rubbish
 

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« Reply #2 on: 17/11/2008 23:40:10 »
What surfer said!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 18/11/2008 00:07:10 »
The sun's magnetic poles flip every 11 years, (so "planet X" not required for reversal of poles)...

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The Sun's magnetic poles will remain as they are now, with the north magnetic pole pointing through the Sun's southern hemisphere, until the year 2012 when they will reverse again. This transition happens, as far as we know, at the peak of every 11-year sunspot cycle -- like clockwork.

Earth’s magnetic field also flips, but with less regularity. Consecutive reversals are spaced 5 thousand years to 50 million years apart. The last reversal happened 740,000 years ago. Some researchers think our planet is overdue for another one, but nobody knows exactly when the next reversal might occur.

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2001/ast15feb_1.htm
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« Reply #4 on: 18/11/2008 20:41:32 »
Well what would be the outcome of a polar shift?

And how would planet X entering our inner-solar system cause that?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 18/11/2008 21:13:00 »
A possible explanation is that Earth's polar reversals are due to the same changes in Earth's orbit which produce the
Milankovitch cycles, changing the motion of Earth's liquid core which generates the magnetic field.
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