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Explore how Earth’s magnetic field protects us from being sautéed by the Sun’s harmful radiation. Consider how birds use the magnetic field to navigate during migration. Learn about why North America is moving away from Europe at 5 cm per year. Dig into the resources found underground to produce innovative products like cell phones. Geophysics at Western offers a great opportunity to study and unlock the secrets of the interior of the Earth and other planets and prepare you for an exciting future in exploration.