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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 26, 2014 08:29 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The energy-efficient skyTran system uses autonomous, two-person pods suspended 20 feet in the air. Continue reading →
May 6, 2014 02:43 PM ET // Jason Major
The European Planck space telescope has looked deep into the Milky Way's light, revealing its vast magnetic field. 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 →
Dec 12, 2013 01:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have detected a weird hiccup in a pulsar's spin -- did it just blend-up an asteroid smoothie? Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2013 11:39 AM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
Scientists have captured their best view yet of how extreme magnetic fields shape superfast jets from the most powerful explosions in the universe.
Aug 9, 2013 02:52 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The sun and the Earth like to flip their magnetic fields, but they do it for very different reasons. Neither seem particularly dangerous, however.
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