One Wobbly Thing: The Earth’s Shifting Axis

One Wobbly Thing: The Earth’s Shifting Axis

A study published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters found that the Earth’s axis, which shifts naturally, is now shifting 17 times faster than before 1981. Scientists use satellites that track gravity to assess “polar drift” and what they have discovered is that water is the greatest cause of the shifts.  Even more unnerving […]

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