But before it does this it will weaken to levels below anything that civilization has yet experienced (they think). Before it finally decideds to reverse itself there could be up to 8 different 'poles' and enough UV / gamma stuff to produce radiographs at the beach!
and this could all happen in the spand of a single lifetime.
I don't know about the rest of ya'll but I'm impressed.
This information is not comforting after last months record breaking solar eruption that resulted in local auroras here viewable as early as 7pm and spectacular enough to herald the second coming!
Besides no longer being able to get a reliable compass reading, I wonder what impact this will have on the satellite systems that we have all come to depend on so much.
This could also explain the ozone layer, global warming, el nino and dozens of other weirdnesses that have been plagueing the scientific community of late.