Magneticfield

04.12.18
Jupiter's north pole comes to life in this 3D infrared video
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Jupiter's north pole comes to life in this 3D infrared video

It shows the dynamo that is responsible for the planet's epic magnetic field.

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08.09.17
Moon discovery may expand where we search for alien life
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Moon discovery may expand where we search for alien life

The lunar magnetic field lasted much longer than scientists originally thought.

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02.09.12
That's hot: Heat-based recording could boost magnetic drive speed, performance
02.09.12

That's hot: Heat-based recording could boost magnetic drive speed, performance

Magnetic fields are pretty nifty for levitating stuff, carving sponge-like thingamajigs and, of cou...

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10.18.11
Levitating superconductor floats within a magnetic field so you don't have to (video)
10.18.11

Levitating superconductor floats within a magnetic field so you don't have to (video)

What happens when you douse a superconducting urinal cake with liquid nitrogen? We haven't given...

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09.06.10
Japan sends a ribbon into space, asks it to test the magnetic currents
09.06.10

Japan sends a ribbon into space, asks it to test the magnetic currents

Tether propulsion seems to be the OLED of the spacefaring world, carrying as it does a lot of promi...

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