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“magnetic field”

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 →
May 15, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jason Major
How do magnetars become so magnetized? Astronomers think that they might get a little help from their friends. Continue reading →
May 5, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Tim Wall
Three satellites -- dubbed the Swarm -- are mapping the Earth's magnetic field in record time. Continue reading →
May 1, 2014 02:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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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