electromagnetism

Electrons Can Get Accelerated to Nearly the Speed of Light As They Interact With the Earth’s Magnetosphere

Electrons serve many purposes in physics.  They are used by some particle accelerators and they underpin our modern world in…

12 months ago

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…

5 years ago

Physicists Maybe, Just Maybe, Confirm the Possible Discovery of 5th Force of Nature

Researchers from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the University of California, Irvine, may have found evidence of a fifth…

5 years ago

Why Can’t We See the Big Bang?

Since telescopes let us look back in time, shouldn't we be able to see all the way back to the…

7 years ago

Minute Physics: Real World Telekinesis

How do magnets affect things at a distance? How does the Sun heat our planet from 93 million miles away?…

9 years ago

An Anti-Gravity User Interface

Researcher Jinha Lee at MIT has developed a remarkable way to interact with computers -- via a programmable, intelligent and…

10 years ago

What is Electromagnetic Induction?

It is hard to imagine a world without electricity. At one time, electricity was a humble offering, providing humanity with…

11 years ago

What are Magnets Made Of

[/caption] Magnets are the unsung heroes of the Modern Age. However most people don't really understand what are magnets made…

11 years ago

Electromagnetism

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

12 years ago