Magnetism
Better superconductors from ceramic copper oxides  PHYS.ORG · 4 minutes
Medical magnetic resonance imaging, high-power microwave generators, superconducting magnetic energy storage units, and the solenoids in nuclear fusion reactors are very different technologies which all critically rely on the ability of superconducting materials to carry and... more
Tangled magnetic fields power cosmic particle accelerators  nanowerk · 10 hours
Scientists find a new way to explain how a black hole's plasma jets boost particles to the highest energies observed in the universe. The results could also prove useful for fusion and accelerator research... more
Modification of nitrile latex with magnetite nanoparticles to prevent glove contamination  nanowerk · 10 hours
A novel method to produce black iron oxide nanoparticle slurry having a magnetite structure and homogenously disperse. It can be used as formed or mix with... more
Tangled magnetic fields power cosmic particle accelerators  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Magnetic field lines tangled like spaghetti in a bowl might be behind the most powerful particle accelerators in the universe. That's the result of a new computational study that simulated particle emissions from distant... more
Tangled magnetic fields power cosmic particle accelerators  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Magnetic field lines tangled like spaghetti in a bowl might be behind the most powerful particle accelerators in the universe. That's the result of a new computational study by researchers from the Department of... more
Stretched quantum magnetism uncovered by quantum simulation  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
By studying ultracold atoms trapped in artificial crystals of light, Guillaume Salomon, a postdoc at the Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics and a team of scientists have been able to directly observe a fundamental effect... more
The Rubber Ducky Comet Blasted a Magnetic Path Through Space  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Rosetta's comet sent a magnetic shock wave screaming out in front of it, blazing a trail through the stellar wind. And scientists just found it. more
Insights into magnetotactic bacteria could guide development of biological nanorobots  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Magnetotactic bacteria are a unique aquatic species which use magnetic nanoparticles as an internal compass to navigate more
Insights into magnetic bacteria may guide research into medical nanorobots  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers have long studied magnetotactic bacteria (MTB), aquatic microbes that have the ability to orientate themselves to magnetic fields. This unusual behaviour makes them a subject of interest... more
The complex history of Earth's magnetic reversals  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Throughout Earth's long geologic history, the magnetic pole has not remained stable. more
Insights into magnetic bacteria may guide research into medical nanorobots  nanowerk · 3 days
Understanding the behaviour of the magnetic chain in magnetotactic bacteria may lay foundations for bacterial applications such as motors in biological nanorobots, which could perform minor surgical procedures,... more
Three Surprising Facts About the Physics of Magnets  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Magnets and the magnetic force are ubiquitous in our everyday lives, helping to guide us in unfamiliar territory and attach our kids' artwork to the fridge. more
Voyager 2 enters interstellar space, where only one spacecraft has gone before  THE VERGE · 4 days
For only the second time in history, a human-made object has entered interstellar space. On Monday, NASA announced that the Voyager 2 spacecraft had... more
NASA's Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere -- the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields... more
NASA's Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields... more
Voyager 2 Enters Interstellar Space  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere -... more
Supercomputers without waste heat  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Generally speaking, magnetism and the lossless flow of electrical current ("superconductivity") are competing phenomena that cannot coexist in the same sample. However, for building supercomputers, synergetically combining both states comes with major advantages as compared to today's semiconductor technology, characterized... more
NZXT teams up with PUBG for a Pan Puck to hang your headphones  Windows Central · 4 days
Keep your headphones out the way with the NZXT PUBG Pan Puck. NZXT and PUBG teamed up to announce the new Pan... more
Experiments at PPPL Show Remarkable Agreement with Satellite Sightings  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
As on Earth, so in space. A four-satellite mission that is studying magnetic reconnection — the breaking apart... more
A new 'spin' on kagome lattices  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The kagome ferromagnet Fe3Sn2 exhibits an electronic state that couples unusually strongly to an applied magnetic field that can be rotated to point in any direction of a 3-dimensional space, revealing that magnetization drives -- in... more
Magnetic reconnection in space: Experiment and satellite sightings  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
New research describes striking similarity of laboratory research findings with observations of the four-satellite Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission that studies magnetic reconnection in space. more
Experiments at PPPL show remarkable agreement with satellite sightings  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
As on Earth, so in space. A four-satellite mission that is studying magnetic reconnection—the breaking apart and explosive reconnection of the magnetic field lines in plasma that occurs throughout the... more
A new 'spin' on kagome lattices  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Like so many targets of scientific inquiry, the class of material referred to as the kagome magnet has proven to be a source of both frustration and amazement. Further revealing the quantum properties of the kagome... more
Magnets make a new soft metamaterial stiffen up in a flash  SCIENCE-NEWS · 7 days
Scientists can dial the stiffness of a bizarre new type of synthetic material up or down using magnets. more
Current-driven magnetization switching in ferromagnetic bulk Rashba semiconductor (Ge,Mn)Te  Science Magazine · 7 days
Multiferroic materials with both ferroelectric and ferromagnetic orders provide a promising arena for the electrical manipulation of magnetization through the mutual correlation between those ferroic orders. Such a concept of... more
Iron-rich lamellae in the semiconductor  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
There is often a pronounced symmetry when you look at the lattice of crystals: the atoms are uniformly arranged. This behavior was also to be expected by a crystal, which physicists from Germany and Poland produced: a compound... more
Earth's magnetic poles could start to flip. What happens then?  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
As Earth's magnetic shield fails, so do its satellites. First, our communications satellites in the highest orbits go down. Next, astronauts in low-Earth orbit can no longer phone... more
Engineers invent groundbreaking spin-based memory device  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A team of international researchers led by engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a new magnetic device to manipulate digital information 20 times more efficiently and with 10 times more stability than... more
Reflecting antiferromagnetic arrangements  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
An X-ray imaging technique could help scientists understand -- and ultimately control -- the magnetic structure of promising materials for the development of electronic devices that exploit electron spin. more
First observation of a square lattice of merons and antimerons  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists have, for the first time, observed a square lattice of merons and antimerons—tiny magnetic vortices and antivortices that form in a thin plate of the helical magnet... more
Reflecting antiferromagnetic arrangements  nanowerk · 1 week
An newly developed x-ray imaging technique could help scientists understand--and ultimately control--the magnetic structure of promising materials for the development of electronic devices that exploit electron spin. more
First observation of a square lattice of merons and antimerons  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have, for the first time, observed a square lattice of merons and antimerons -- tiny magnetic vortices and antivortices that form in a thin plate of the... more
[Editors' Choice] Magnets make target cells more attractive to CRISPR  Science Magazine · 1 week
Local CRISPR-Cas9–mediated genome editing using magnetic nanoparticles complexed with recombinant baculoviral vectors minimizes genotoxicity. more
Graphene and cobalt for creating new electromagnetic devices  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have discovered that the combination of graphene with cobalt offers very relevant properties in the field of magnetism. This breakthrough sets the stage for the development of new logic devices that... more
Microscopic 'sunflowers' for better solar panels  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have harnessed magnetic fields to control the molecular structure of liquid crystal elastomers and create microscopic three-dimensional polymer shapes that can be programmed to move in any direction in three-dimensional space in response to multiple... more
Macroscopic Phenomena Governed by Microscopic Physics  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
It has been difficult to simultaneously obtain micro- and macroscopic information in outer space. Global images of distant astrophysical phenomena provide macroscopic information; however,... more
Crystal clear: Understanding magnetism changes caused by crystal lattice expansion  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
An international team has demonstrated helimagnetic behavior in a cubic perovskite material by expanding the lattice through barium doping. The experimental findings were well supported by calculations from... more
Understanding magnetism changes caused by crystal lattice expansion  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The pattern of arrangement of atoms in a crystal, called the crystal lattice, can have a huge effect on the properties of solid materials. Controlling and harnessing these properties is a challenge... more
New nanoparticle discovery paves the way for innovative magnetic devices  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have characterised the structural, electronic and magnetic behaviour of nanoparticles of iron oxide in the epsilon phase under extreme pressure conditions. This process has led to the... more
LHC prepares for new achievements  CERN · 1 week
LHC prepares for new achievements ldiamant Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:39 The Superconducting Magnets and Circuits Consolidation project which took place during the first Long Shutdown (LS1)... more
Macroscopic phenomena governed by microscopic physics  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have observed a magnetic reconnection driven by electron dynamics in laser-produced plasmas. Magnetic reconnections are often observed in the magnetic flux on the Sun and the Earth's magnetosphere. It has been highly challenging to reveal... more
New quantum materials could take computing devices beyond the semiconductor era  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists in industry and academia are looking for new materials to succeed highly successful semiconductor transistors. Scientists have hit on a very promising post-transistor technology: multiferroics,... more
Macroscopic phenomena governed by microscopic physics  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It has been difficult to simultaneously obtain micro- and macroscopic information in outer space. Global images of distant astrophysical phenomena provide macroscopic information, however local information is inaccessible. In contrast, in situ observations with spacecraft provide... more
Magnetic Fields Found in a Jet from a Baby Star  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
An international research team led by Chin-Fei Lee in the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and... more
To image leaky atmosphere, NASA rocket team heads north  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Earth's atmosphere is leaking, but how does oxygen get the energy to escape to space? NASA's VISIONS-2 rocket will soon launch into the unique magnetic environment near the North Pole... more
A New Way to Create Saturn’s Radiation Belts  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
A team of international scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS), University of Iowa and GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences... more
More sensitive MRI diagnostics thanks to innovative 'elastic' contrast media  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have found a new method for obtaining high-quality images in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), that requires less contrast medium compared to current methods. It is made possible... more
More sensitive MRI diagnostics thanks to innovative 'elastic' contrast media  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have found a new method for obtaining high-quality images in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), that requires less contrast medium compared to current methods. more
Using hydrogen ions to manipulate magnetism on the molecular scale  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has determined how to use hydrogen ions,... more
High-contrast imaging for cancer therapy with protons  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Medical physicist Dr. Aswin Hoffmann and his team from the Institute of Radiooncology—OncoRay at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) have combined magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with a proton beam, thus demonstrating for the first time... more
Magnetic fields found in a jet from a baby star  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An international research team led by Chin-Fei Lee in the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA) has made a breakthrough observation with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter... more
More sensitive MRI diagnostics thanks to innovative 'elastic' contrast media  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) have found a new method for obtaining high-quality images in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), that requires less contrast medium compared... more
Artificial magnetic field produces exotic behavior in graphene sheets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A simple sheet of graphene has noteworthy properties due to a quantum phenomenon in its electron structure called Dirac cones. The system becomes even more interesting if it comprises two... more
Innovative 'elastic' contrast media for more sensitive MRI diagnostics  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie have found a new method for obtaining high-quality images in magnetic resonance imaging, that requires less contrast medium compared to current methods. more
Artificial magnetic field produces exotic behavior in graphene sheets  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Theoretical physics discovery paves the way for future technological applications. more
Artificial magnetic field produces exotic behavior in graphene sheets  nanowerk · 2 weeks
A new shows that the application of an electrical field to a bilayer graphene system produces an effect identical to that of an extremely intense magnetic field applied to two... more
Fast track to the neocortex: A memory engram in the posterior parietal cortex  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Models of systems memory consolidation postulate a fast-learning hippocampal store and a slowly developing, stable neocortical store. Accordingly, early neocortical contributions to... more
Study presents new opportunities for targeted, healthy tissue-sparing cancer therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Medical physicist Dr. Aswin Hoffmann and his team from the Institute of Radiooncology - OncoRay at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) are the first researchers worldwide to combine magnetic... more
Uniaxial pressure control of competing orders in a high-temperature superconductor  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Cuprates exhibit antiferromagnetic, charge density wave (CDW), and high-temperature superconducting ground states that can be tuned by means of doping and external magnetic fields. However, disorder generated by... more
High-contrast imaging for cancer therapy with protons  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Medical physicists have combined magnetic resonance imaging with a proton beam, thus demonstrating that in principle, this commonly used imaging method can indeed work with particle beam cancer treatments. This opens up new opportunities... more
Magnetic materials for motors of the future  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
According to a statistic from the University of Chicago, 50 percent of U.S. power goes through a motor. Vehicles like cars and planes rely on motors to transform power, as do household appliances like... more
Innate 'fingerprint' could detect tampered steel parts  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers using magnetic signals have found unique 'fingerprints' on steel, which could help to verify weapons treaties and reduce the use of counterfeit bolts in the construction industry. more
Innate fingerprint could detect tampered steel parts  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers using magnetic signals have found unique "fingerprints" on steel, which could help to verify weapons treaties and reduce the use of counterfeit bolts in the construction industry. more
MGH researchers use advanced imaging technology to measure magnetite levels in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Investigators at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital have used magnetoencephalography - a technology that measures brain activity... more
Advanced imaging technology measures magnetite levels in the living brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Investigators have used magnetoencephalography -- a technology that measures brain activity by detecting the weak magnetic fields produced by the brain's normal electrical currents -- to measure levels... more
How scientists are working together to solve one of the universe's mysteries  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
One of the most baffling puzzles of modern astrophysics is the nature of Fast Radio Bursts, which were discovered in 2007. These are seemingly... more
Ultracold quantum mix  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The experimental investigation of ultracold quantum matter makes it possible to study quantum mechanical phenomena that are otherwise inaccessible. A team led by the Innsbruck physicist Francesca Ferlaino has now mixed quantum gases of two strongly magnetic elements, erbium and... more
New technique proposed to make objects invisible  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In recent years, invisibility has become an area of increasing research interest due to advances in materials engineering. This research work by the UEx, which has been published in Scientific Reports, explored the electromagnetic... more
Gene-brain association occurs differently in toddlers with autism and poor language development  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Cyprus and University of California San Diego School of Medicine, have identified... more
Sequential imaging of Zika-exposed fetuses reveals most have normal brain development  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Ultrasound (US) imaging performed during pregnancy and after childbirth revealed most Zika-related brain abnormalities experienced by infants exposed to the Zika virus during pregnancy. Some Zika-exposed... more
Brain responses to language in toddlers with Autism linked to altered gene expression  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have identified a previously unknown, large-scale association between molecular gene expression activity in blood leukocyte cells and altered neural responses to... more
Searching for the weakest detectable magnetic fields in white dwarfs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Magnetic fields are present in a large variety of stars across the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, during all evolutionary stages from pre-main sequence stars, to main sequence stars and evolved... more
Scientists develop method to make radio-controlled enzymes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists developed a method to enhance the activity of enzymes by using radio frequency radiation. The method requires making a special complex consisting of enzymes and magnetic nanoparticles. more
What magnetic fields can tell us about life on other planets  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Every school kid knows that Earth has a magnetic field – it's what makes compasses align north-south and lets us navigate the oceans. It also protects... more
Scientists develop enzymes with remote control  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists developed a method to enhance the activity of enzymes by using radio frequency radiation. The method requires making a special complex consisting of enzymes and magnetic nanoparticles. more
Physicists study the influence of magnetic field inhomogeneity on the properties of thin-film structures  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers have studied the influence of inhomogeneity of magnetic field applied during the fabrication process of thin-film structures made from... more
Physicists develop concept of new fast non-volatile memory  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Using micromagnetic simulation, scientists have found the magnetic parameters and operating modes for the experimental implementation of a fast racetrack memory module that runs on spin current, carrying information via skyrmionium, which... more
NASA’s MMS Mission Maps Magnetic Reconnection in Earth’s Magnetotail  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
 NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission consists of four identical spacecraft that orbit around Earth through the dynamic magnetic... more
'Magnetic topological insulator' makes its own magnetic field  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of U.S. and Korean physicists has found the first evidence of a two-dimensional material that can become a magnetic topological insulator even when it is not placed in a magnetic... more
Magnetic topological insulator makes its own magnetic field  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Physicists have found the first evidence of a two-dimensional material that can become a magnetic topological insulator even when it is not placed in a magnetic field. more
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Nyyyyyoooom. Today only, Amazon is offering up to 40% off Anki Overdrive kits and accessories. These fun kids' electronics are perfect gifts for your... more
SwRI Scientists Map Magnetic Reconnection in Earth’s Magnetotail  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Analyzing data from NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission, a team led by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has found that the... more
Auroras Unlock the Physics of Energetic Processes in Space  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
A close study of auroras has revealed new ways of understanding the physics of explosive energy releases in... more
Electronic skin points the way north  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed an electronic skin (e-skin) with magnetosensitive capabilities, sensitive enough to detect and digitize body motion in the Earth's magnetic field. As this e-skin is extremely thin and malleable, it can easily be affixed... more
Multiple-q noncollinear magnetism in an itinerant hexagonal magnet  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Multiple-q spin order, i.e., a spin texture characterized by a multiple number of coexisting magnetic modulation vectors q, has recently attracted attention as a source of nontrivial magnetic topology and associated emergent... more
Apple’s new iPad Pro seems to bend pretty easily  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
A new video from YouTube channel JerryRigEverything shows that Apple’s latest iPad Pro can be bent and completely... more
Playing high school football changes the teenage brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A single season of high school football may cause microscopic changes in the structure of the brain, according to a new study. A new type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed significant... more
Earth's magnetotail: First-ever views of elusive energy explosion  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have captured a difficult-to-view singular event involving 'magnetic reconnection' -- the process by which sparse particles and energy around Earth collide producing a quick but mighty explosion -- in the Earth's... more
Peptide coatings boost iron oxide-based particles for diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging   PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Cancer will become easier to detect and diagnose early using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) thanks to A*STAR researchers who have engineered biocompatible iron oxide nanoparticle contrast... more
Which physical mechanism is responsible for magnetic properties of cuprates upon doping?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An international team of researchers has identified and proved that adding impurities with a lower concentration of electrons stabilizes the antiferromagnetic state of cuprates,... more
Earth's magnetic field measured using artificial stars at 90 kilometers altitude  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
In 2011, researchers proposed that artificial guide stars could be used to measure the Earth's magnetic field in the mesosphere. An international group of scientists has... more
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