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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

Watch an Enormous “Plasma Snake” Erupt from the Sun

Over the course of April 28–29 a gigantic filament, briefly suspended above the surface* of the Sun, broke off and…

5 years ago

What Is The Big Rip?

Dr. Thad Szabo is a professor of physics and astronomy at Cerritos College. He's also a regular contributor to many…

6 years ago

Why the North Pole Is Really a South Pole (and Vice Versa)

If you go out hiking this weekend and somehow find yourself hopelessly lost in the wilderness, but suddenly remember you…

6 years ago

The Milky Way’s Magnetic Personality

[/caption] Recently we took a look at a very unusual type of map - the Faraday Sky. Now an international…

8 years ago

“Cool” Gas May Be At The Root Of Sunspots

[/caption] Although well over 40 years old, the Dunn Solar Telescope at Sunspot, New Mexico isn't going to be looking…

8 years ago

New Insights into the Moon’s Mysterious Magnetic Field

Ever since the Apollo era, scientist have known that the Moon had some kind of magnetic field in the past,…

8 years ago

Quantum Levitation And The Superconductor

Superconductivity and magnetic fields are like oil and water... they don't mix. When it can, the superconductor will push out…

8 years ago

Permanent Magnet

[/caption] A permanent magnet is a magnet that does not lose its magnet field. However what makes a magnet permanent?…

9 years ago

Paramagnetism

[/caption]Magnetism is a fundamental force of the universe, essential to its function and existence in the same way that gravity…

9 years ago