Earth's Magnetic Poles Will Not Flip After All, Scientists Claim

The strength of the Earth's magnetic field has decreased by about 10% over the last 180 years.

 Simultaneously, a region with an exceptionally weak magnetic field has developed

These developments have fueled speculation that we are on the verge of a polarity shift.

However, according to a new study published in the journal PNAS

this may not be the case. Geologists from Sweden's Lund University pieced together evidence

These findings are based on analyses of burnt archaeological artefacts, volcanic samples

The Earth's magnetic field acts as an unseen shield against the life-threatening

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