IF TUBE TRAINS AFFECT TREES, WHAT DO THEY DO TO US?

Underground trains in San Francisco generate magnetic fields that are 1000 times stronger than the natural background. They are so strong that they set up measurable electric currents in trees. They must also generate electric fields in people, points out the Stanford University researchers who discovered them, and may well have long-term effects. He also wonders what their effect is on migrating birds, which may use magnetic fields to navigate.

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  • Publication Date: 1977-8-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 358-359
  • Serial:
    • NEW SCIENTIST
    • Volume: 75
    • Issue Number: 1064
    • Publisher: REED BUSINESS INFORMATION LTD
    • ISSN: 0262-4079

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  • Accession Number: 00173574
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: General Motors Corporation
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1982 12:00AM