Tag Archives: Paleomagnetism

1963: Unraveling Earth’s Magnetic Mysteries – The Study of Reversing Polarity

Researchers in geophysics and paleomagnetism, like Motonori Matuyama and Lawrence Morley, have discovered Earth's magnetic field reversals, revealing crucial insights into seafloor spreading and plate tectonics

c. 2000 BCE: Magnetite – The Ancient and Versatile Mineral

Magnetite, an iron oxide mineral with remarkable magnetic properties, has played a pivotal role in ancient navigation, geological studies, and modern technology, reflecting its enduring significance from antiquity to present-day applications