Scientists: Solar Storms can Lead to Whales Suicide

07.02.2017

NASA experts may have found the reason why whales and dolphins are mass beaching occasionally. As these animals are guided into the sea by magnetic fields, solar storms can lead to the failure of their «navigators».

Scientists: Solar Storms can Lead to Whales Suicide

NASA emphasizes that changes in our planet's magnetic field during solar storms are so strong that they incapacitate various devices, including radio systems and GPS navigation. So the inner compass of marine mammals also may indicate the wrong path.

Scientists intend to conduct some research to confirm their hypothesis. The obtained data will help to predict where and when there will be another mass suicide of the whales or dolphins then we will be able to assist and save the lives of many animals.