[Ed. – Will we have to nuke the Earth’s core from a ship made of “Unobtainium”? Actually, the sober scientific question — why this is happening — is certainly of interest.]
It’s causing the magnetic North Pole to ‘skitter’ away from Canada, towards Siberia.
“The magnetic pole is moving so quickly that it has forced the world’s geomagnetism experts into a rare move,” Nature reports.
On January 30 (delayed due to the US Government shutdown), the World Magnetic Model — which governs modern navigation systems — is due to undergo an urgent update.