Blog Posts Tagged "Paleomagnetist"

Why Paleomagnetists Rule!

Meet Nicola Pressling, one of the scientists on board, and find out why paleomagnetists have the coolest job you probably never heard of before.

Why a Magnetometer Can be a Hotspot Scientist’s Best Friend

The scientists’ ability to determine whether the Louisville hotspot has been moving inside the Earth is dependent on our paleomagnetists’ ability to see how the Earth’s magnetic field affects volcanic rock. To find out why, drink a latte and read on, because it’s a little long.