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The spinning magnet: the electromagnetic force that created the modern world - and could destroy it
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New York, New York : Dutton, [2018].
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ix, 323 pages ; 24 cm
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A prize-winning science journalist narrates the history of electromagnetism and discusses how the earths magnetic force field is eroding 10 times faster than previously believed, which will result in pole reversal and seriously dire consequences for modern technology.

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9781101985168, 110198516X

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
A prize-winning science journalist narrates the history of electromagnetism and discusses how the earths magnetic force field is eroding 10 times faster than previously believed, which will result in pole reversal and seriously dire consequences for modern technology.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mitchell, A. (2018). The spinning magnet: the electromagnetic force that created the modern world - and could destroy it. New York, New York, Dutton.

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Mitchell, Alanna. 2018. The Spinning Magnet: The Electromagnetic Force That Created the Modern World - and Could Destroy It. New York, New York, Dutton.

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Mitchell, Alanna, The Spinning Magnet: The Electromagnetic Force That Created the Modern World - and Could Destroy It. New York, New York, Dutton, 2018.

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Mitchell, Alanna. The Spinning Magnet: The Electromagnetic Force That Created the Modern World - and Could Destroy It. New York, New York, Dutton, 2018.

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