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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…

3 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…

4 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…

6 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…

6 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…

9 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…

9 years ago

Electromagnetism

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

10 years ago