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Old 06-24-2018, 08:15 AM   #1
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Default Research shows insects use the earth's magnetic field to navigate

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/21/s...e=sectionfront

"In a paper published Thursday in Current Biology, they tested how the moths reacted to moving visual cues and magnetic fields in an outdoor flight simulator and found that the winged insects use magnetic fields like a compass. While other animals like nocturnal songbirds and sea turtles are known to migrate by Earth’s magnetic fields, the researchers say this is the first reliable evidence that insects can, too."
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Old 06-29-2018, 02:04 PM   #3
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The moon...... can also effect the Earth’s magnetic field.
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The gravitational effect associated with the presence of the Moon and Sun cause cyclical deformation of the Earth’s mantle cauing strong currents in the outer core of a liquid iron alloy of very low viscosity. Such currents are enough to generate the Earth’s magnetic field.
https://astronomynow.com/2016/04/01/...agnetic-field/

Soooo the next time you hear:
Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night, may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright.
Makes you think about what effect it just might play upon us as well ha? More than likely not to THAT extent but........
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