Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
if there's one thing everybody can agree on, it's this: We all strive for a world where people commute on electromagnetic hoverboards. Continue reading →
A predicted flip flop in Earth's magnetic field could happen sooner than scientists thought.
The planet's magnetic field seems to be 10 times weaker than it was six months ago.
The North Pole is moving. Not the geographic axis around which Earth spins, of course, but rather its magnetic pole, the north end of which is slowly but steadily wandering across the Arctic Ocean toward Siberia. Continue reading →
How do magnetars become so magnetized? Astronomers think that they might get a little help from their friends. Continue reading →
Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading →
Magnetars are the most magnetically-dense objects known in the Universe and now astrophysicists may have found one of these stellar husks being choked by a magnetic noose, causing it to wobble. Continue reading →
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