NASA proposes guarding Mars' atmosphere with a magnetic shield
It could protect explorers and restore some of the planet's water.
Japan's space junk collection experiment ends in failure
The Kounotori 6 spacecraft burned up upon atmospheric reentry early Monday.
Newly discovered magnetism is a big boost for quantum computers
Quantum spin liquids are real, and might be the future of technology.
Researchers discover the source of animals' natural compasses
They don't use the North Star.
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.
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.
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...
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,...
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...