Weddell seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate among the holes in the ice it needs to find in order to breathe.
Science finally has an answer for why the Greek letter theta appears in the form of aurorae near the north and south poles.
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 →
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