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Posts tagged magnetic fields

July 19, 2012

 

solar storm

What Are Solar Tornadoes?

Solar tornadoes are solar gases swirling in monstrous formations deep within the sun's atmosphere, measuring the width of several Earths.

July 9, 2010

 

Seagull and the sun

Birds See Magnetic Fields With The Right Eyes

Scientists have known that birds can detect magnetic fields since 1968, but a new study asserts that birds can actually see them.

April 21, 2008

 

Old woman's hands

Magnets and Memory

Researchers are using transcranial magnetic stimulation to learn more about how magnetic fields affect areas of the brain associated with memory formation.

March 26, 2007

 

image of solar flare

Sentinel of the Sun

How will future space explorers protect themselves against dangerous solar flares?

May 3, 2005

 

Water on the Sun

Is there water on the sun? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Motional Induction 2

Ever heard of motional induction? Learn about it on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Metal in the Microwave

Besides preventing the microwaves from reaching and heating up the food it conceals, aluminum foil tends to give off sparks that might start a fire.

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