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Posts tagged magnetic fields

December 25, 2018

 

Maybe We Can’t Terraform Mars?

Ever since the 1960s researchers have been studying the possibility of altering the Martian environment to make it Earth-like and habitable.

June 21, 2018

 

Did Venus Ever Have Oceans?

In 2016, NASA scientists published a study that indicated Venus could have had oceans for the first two billion years of its history.

October 26, 2017

 

Via NASA: "These jets, known as spicules, were captured in an SDO image on April 25, 2010. Combined with the energy from ripples in the magnetic field, they may contain enough energy to power the solar wind that streams from the sun toward Earth at 1.5 million miles per hour."

Human Impact On Space Weather

Recently declassified US military documents indicate bomb testing affected space weather.

September 13, 2017

 

The northern lights are caused by "collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere. "

Solar Flares And You

Solar storms can impact power grids, GPS, and radio transmissions, among other things.

October 13, 2016

 

On Earth, when electric charges from the magnetic field interact with nitrogen, the sky can appear violet.

The Polar Lights We Can’t See

Every planet with a magnetic field can produce polar lights. So why can't we see Jupiter's?

September 8, 2016

 

An example of our sun's current magnetic activity in and around sunspots

Thanks, Magnetic Field!

Why is there life on Earth? Water, a rocky surface, the right amount of distance, and ____________.

August 17, 2016

 

Microwave ovens heat up water to cook food.

Metal in the Microwave

Microwave ovens are wonderful, revolutionary cooking devices. But there are some things that you cannot, or should not, do with microwaves.

July 19, 2012

 

Check out this amazing 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

 

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

 

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.

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