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Jan 25, 2016 08:36 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The power source for Earth's magnetic field may be magnesium that has been trapped in the core since our planet's violent birth.
Dec 21, 2015 05:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time astronomers have seen what role magnetism plays in the formation of hot protoplanetary disks around young stars.
Nov 30, 2015 01:20 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
If you're looking for a global catastrophe to have nightmares about, forget about a magnetic field crash. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2015 06:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like a blinding beacon lighting up the night, a powerful gamma-ray-generating stellar husk has been seen pulsating in a neighboring galaxy.
Oct 15, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Arx Pax, maker of the Hendo hoverboard, unveils second-generation design with improved design and performance. Continue reading →
Oct 9, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Earth's inner core formed between 1 billion and 1.5 billion years ago, and this freezing heart of the planet powers its protective magnetic field. Continue reading →
Sep 14, 2015 12:23 PM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The Magellanic Clouds, which can only be seen from the southern hemisphere, are two of our nearest neighbors.
Jul 31, 2015 09:44 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than thought.
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