Magnetism

08.30.15
Ferrofluid 'font' produces trippy, one-of-a-kind art
08.30.15

Ferrofluid 'font' produces trippy, one-of-a-kind art

Ferrofluid is useful for more than just fun science projects -- it could also lead to wild, one-of-a-kind art.

View
08.24.15
Scientists create a 'wormhole' for magnetic fields
08.24.15

Scientists create a 'wormhole' for magnetic fields

Scientists say they've developed a wormhole that transports magnetic fields from one point in space to another.

View
04.15.15
Comet lander offers fresh insights about planet formation
04.15.15

Comet lander offers fresh insights about planet formation

The Philae comet lander might be slumbering, but it can still teach you a thing or two about the n...

View
06.08.14
Scientists use lasers to imitate an exploding star here on Earth
06.08.14

Scientists use lasers to imitate an exploding star here on Earth

It could be centuries (if ever) before humans can observe the behavior of a supernova first-hand,...

View
12.20.12
MIT demos new form of magnetism that could lead to quantum communication, storage
12.20.12

MIT demos new form of magnetism that could lead to quantum communication, storage

It's not often that researchers can verify a discovery that could change how we approach basic pri...

View
07.09.12
IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)
07.09.12

IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

Interior navigation is only just coming into its own, but IndoorAtlas has developed a technology t...

View
06.25.11
New phase-changing alloy turns waste heat into green energy, exhibits spontaneous magnetism (video)
06.25.11

New phase-changing alloy turns waste heat into green energy, exhibits spontaneous magnetism (video)

Looks like harvesting waste heat is all the rage in 2011. Yet another team of researchers -- this ti...

View
04.15.11
Newly discovered properties of light promise better solar batteries, really great tans
04.15.11

Newly discovered properties of light promise better solar batteries, really great tans

Are you tired of waking up to the same old semiconductor-based solar array? Do you yearn for a chan...

View