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“magnetic field”

Mar 4, 2015 11:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new computer model of our sun's magnetic field suggests the shape of our solar system's heliosphere is stranger than we ever thought.
Dec 23, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Weddell seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate among the holes in the ice it needs to find in order to breathe.
Dec 23, 2014 11:38 AM ET
Science finally has an answer for why the Greek letter theta appears in the form of aurorae near the north and south poles.
Dec 4, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
Oct 21, 2014 03:46 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
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 →
Oct 20, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
A predicted flip flop in Earth's magnetic field could happen sooner than scientists thought.
Jul 9, 2014 06:22 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
The planet's magnetic field seems to be 10 times weaker than it was six months ago.
Jun 22, 2014 03:33 AM ET // Jason Major
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 →
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