electricity

What is a Magnetic Field?

Magnetic fields are fascinating things. They are intrinsic to Iron magnets, but can also be generated by electrical circuits and…

4 years ago

What Are The Uses Of Electromagnets?

Electromagnets, which rely on electrical current to generate magnetic fields, are used to powering everything from medical equipment to consumer…

5 years ago

Who Discovered Electricity?

Electricity is a form of energy and it occurs in nature, so it was not “invented.” As to who discovered…

7 years ago

Flying Space Toasters: Electrified Exoplanets Really Feel the Heat

Overheated and overinflated, hot Jupiters are some of the strangest extrasolar planets to be discovered by the Kepler mission... and…

7 years ago

What is Conductance?

Electricity is an amazing, and potentially very dangerous, thing. In addition to powering our appliances, heating our homes, starting our…

10 years ago

What are Electrons

[/caption] If you have heard of electrons you know that they have something to do with electricity and atoms. If…

10 years ago

Electromagnetism

The short version: electromagnetism is one of the four fundamental forces (the strong force, the weak force, and gravitation are…

11 years ago