Magnetism
Physicists 'flash-freeze' crystal of 150 ions  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Physicists have 'flash-frozen' a flat crystal of 150 beryllium ions (electrically charged atoms), opening new possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from mysterious dark matter. more
Physicists 'flash-freeze' crystal of 150 ions  nanowerk · 2 days
Physicists have 'flash-frozen' a flat crystal of 150 beryllium ions (electrically charged atoms), opening new possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from mysterious dark matter. more
Science News » Neuromelanin-Sensitive MRI Identified as a Potential Biomarker for Psychosis  NIMH · 2 days
Researchers have shown that a type of magnetic resonance imaging — called neuromelanin-sensitive MRI (NM-MRI) — is a potential biomarker for psychosis. NM-MRI signal... more
Physicists 'flash-freeze' crystal of 150 ions  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have "flash-frozen" a flat crystal of 150 beryllium ions (electrically charged atoms), opening new possibilities for simulating magnetism at the quantum scale and sensing signals from... more
Solar tadpole-like jets seen with NASA'S IRIS add new clue to age-old mystery  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Scientists have discovered tadpole-shaped jets coming out of regions with intense magnetic fields on the Sun. Unlike those living on Earth, these... more
Confirming a source of the process behind auroras and the formation of stars  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Fast magnetic reconnection, the rapid convergence, separation and explosive snapping together of magnetic field lines, gives rise to northern lights, solar flares... more
Study finds neuromelanin-sensitive MRI as potential biomarker for psychosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have shown that a type of magnetic resonance imaging -- called neuromelanin-sensitive MRI is a potential biomarker for psychosis. more
Theoretical guidelines to create and tune electric skyrmion bubbles  Science Magazine · 6 days
Researchers have long wondered whether ferroelectrics may present topological textures akin to magnetic skyrmions and chiral bubbles, the results being modest thus far. An electric equivalent of a typical magnetic... more
Spintronics by 'straintronics': Switching superferromagnetism with electric-field induced strain  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Switching magnetic domains in magnetic memory normally requires magnetic fields generated by electrical currents, hence requiring large amounts of electrical power. Now, teams from France, Spain and Germany have demonstrated... more
In Solar System’s Symphony, Earth’s Magnetic Field Drops the Beat  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Space isn’t silent. In fact, an entire orchestra of instruments fills our near-Earth environment with eerie... more
Spintronics by 'straintronics'  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Data storage in magnetic media is very energy consuming. Novel materials could reduce the energy needed to control magnetic memories thus contributing to a smaller carbon footprint of the IT sector. Now an international team has observed at the HZB... more
Plasma Waves Are Cooking Electrons in Earth's Magnetic Shield  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Space is warm — or, at least, warmer than it should be. A new study seeks to explain why. more
Two-dimensional magnetic crystals and emergent heterostructure devices  Science Magazine · 1 week
Magnetism, originating from the moving charges and spin of elementary particles, has revolutionized important technologies such as data storage and biomedical imaging, and continues to bring forth new phenomena in emergent materials and reduced... more
Photoelectrical imaging and coherent spin-state readout of single nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond  Science Magazine · 1 week
Nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers in diamond have become an important instrument for quantum sensing and quantum information science. However, the readout of NV spin state... more
New research explains presence of ‘natural’ magnetism in human cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Although magnetic nanoparticles are being used more and more in cell imaging and tissue bioengineering, what happens to them within stem cells in the long term remained undocumented. more
Earth’s Magnetopause Vibrates Like Giant Drum When Hit by Strong Impulses  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
As strong impulses strike the Earth’s magnetopause, the abrupt boundary between the planet’s magnetosphere... more
What happens to magnetic nanoparticles in cells?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Although magnetic nanoparticles are being used more and more in cell imaging and tissue bioengineering, what happens to them within stem cells in the long term remained undocumented. Researchers from CNRS, the Sorbonne Université,... more
What happens to magnetic nanoparticles once in cells?  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have shown substantial degradation of these nanoparticles, followed in certain cases by the cells 're-magnetizing'. This phenomenon is the sign of biosynthesis of new magnetic nanoparticles from iron released in the... more
LS2 report: The Proton Synchrotron’s magnets prepare for higher energies  CERN · 1 week
LS2 report: The Proton Synchrotron’s magnets prepare for higher energies Achintya Rao achintya Wed, 02/13/2019 -... more
'Magnetic graphene' switches between insulator and conductor  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have found that certain ultra-thin magnetic materials can switch from insulator to conductor under high pressure, a phenomenon that could be used in the development of next-generation electronics and memory storage devices. more
Earth's Magnetic Field Booms Like a Drum, But No One Can Hear It  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
And for the first time, physicists have recorded the wild drum beats rippling from the magnetic poles. more
Earth's magnetic shield booms like a drum when hit by impulses  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The Earth's magnetic shield booms like a drum when it is hit by strong impulses, according to new research. more
Earth's magnetic shield booms like a drum when hit by impulses  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Earth's magnetic shield booms like a drum when it is hit by strong impulses, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London. more
New Type of Magnet Discovered: Singlet-Based Magnet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
In conventional magnets, small magnetic constituents align with one another to create a strong magnetic field. By contrast, the newly-discovered type of... more
Physicists Found a Brand-New Kind of Magnet Hiding in a Uranium Compound  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
This strange type of magnetism can form rapidly — and disappear just as quickly. more
MRI cardiac stress test shows promise at identifying fatal heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Results from a large, multi-center study suggest that cardiac magnetic resonance, or CMR, has potential as a non-invasive, non-toxic alternative to stress echocardiograms, catheterizations and stress... more
Experimental observation of dual magnetic states in topological insulators  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The recently discovered topological phase offers new possibilities for spintronics and condensed matter. Even insulating material exhibits conductivity at the edges of certain systems, giving rise to an anomalous quantum... more
Emergent magnetic monopole dynamics in macroscopically degenerate artificial spin ice  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Magnetic monopoles, proposed as elementary particles that act as isolated magnetic south and north poles, have long attracted research interest as magnetic analogs to electric charge. In solid-state... more
Swarm helps pinpoint new magnetic north for smartphones  ESA · 2 weeks
Since it was first measured in 1831, we have known that the magnetic north is constantly on the move. However,... more
Scientists discover new type of magnet  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A team of scientists has discovered the first robust example of a new type of magnet -- one that holds promise for enhancing the performance of data storage technologies. more
Evidence for a new fundamental constant of the sun  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New research shows that the sun's magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. more
Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun  nanowerk · 2 weeks
New research shows that the Sun's magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. more
Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New research undertaken at Northumbria University, Newcastle shows that the sun's magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. more
Scientists discover new type of magnet  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Singlet-based magnet attracts promise for enhanced data storage. more
Scientists discover new type of magnet  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of scientists has discovered the first robust example of a new type of magnet—one that holds promise for enhancing the performance of data storage technologies. more
Human consciousness is supported by dynamic complex patterns of brain signal coordination  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Adopting the framework of brain dynamics as a cornerstone of human consciousness, we determined whether dynamic signal coordination provides specific and generalizable patterns pertaining... more
Controllable electron flow in quantum wires  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientist have found they can turn on and off the flow of current in a bismuth crystal subjected to a high magnetic field, making a new type of controllable quantum wire. more
Controllable electron flow in quantum wires  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Princeton researchers have demonstrated a new way of making controllable "quantum wires" in the presence of a magnetic field, according to a new study published in Nature. more
Earth's Magnetic North Pole Was Moving So Fast, Geophysicists Had to Update the Map  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Now that the government shutdown is over, federal agencies have finally released an early edition of the World Magnetic Model,... more
Theoretical model may help solve molecular mystery  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Spintronics is promising for future low-power electronic devices. Spin is a quantum-mechanical property of electrons that can best be imagined as electrons spinning around their own axes, causing them to behave like small compass... more
Novel experiment validates widely speculated mechanism behind the formation of stars  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new article describes the use of the Magnetorotational Instability Experiment to confirm an important mechanism involved in star formation. more
Novel experiment validates widely speculated mechanism behind the formation of stars  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
How have stars and planets developed from the clouds of dust and gas that once filled the cosmos? A novel experiment at the U.S. Department of... more
Theoretical model may help solve molecular mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
When it comes to realizing low-power electronic devices, spintronics looks promising. However, to generate a suitable spin current, you need a relatively large magnet. An alternative method that uses a special type of molecule... more
The magnetic field near the Arctic is acting weird  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The magnetic field that surrounds our planet is constantly shifting. But recently, near the Arctic, it’s been so... more
Earth's Magnetic North Pole Was Moving So Fast, Geophysicists Had to Update the Map  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Now that the government shutdown is over, federal agencies have finally released an early edition of the World Magnetic Model,... more
Check your compass: The magnetic north pole is on the move  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Scientists have to fix what's true north because the magnetic north pole keeps on moving more
Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy  nanowerk · 3 weeks
A mollusk with teeth that can grind down rock may hold the key to making next generation abrasion-resistant materials and nanoscale materials for energy. more
Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A mollusk with teeth that can grind down rock may hold the key to making next generation abrasion-resistant materials and nanoscale materials for energy. more
Hole pocket-driven superconductivity and its universal features in the electron-doped cuprates  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
After three decades of intensive research attention, the emergence of superconductivity in cuprates remains an unsolved puzzle. One major challenge has been to arrive at a... more
Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have discovered a piece of the genetic puzzle that allows a mollusk to produce magnetite nanomaterials. more
Magnetic graphene switches between insulator and conductor  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that certain ultra-thin magnetic materials can switch from insulator to conductor under high pressure, a phenomenon that could be used in the development of next-generation electronics and memory storage devices. more
Supermassive black holes still dark and mysterious  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers have measured the strength of magnetic fields near two supermassive black holes at the centers of an important type of active galaxies. Surprisingly, the strengths of the magnetic fields do not appear sufficient... more
Quantum sensors providing magnetic resonance with unprecedented sensitivity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have produced a series of protocols for quantum sensors that could allow images to be obtained by means of the nuclear magnetic resonance of single biomolecules using a minimal amount of... more
Flatworms found to regenerate faster or slower when exposed to weak magnetic field  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers from Western Michigan University and the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the regeneration rate for planaria... more
Going for an MRI scan with tattoos?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Tattoos are increasingly popular. Every eighth person in Germany has already felt the sting of getting a tattoo. Yet, if tattooed people are to be examined with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the question often... more
Expression of stop bands in forward volume spin waves  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A research group led by assistant Professor Taichi Goto at Toyohashi University of Technology has, for the first time, demonstrated stop bands that prevent propagation of specific frequency components of... more
Earth's Magnetic Field Nearly Disappeared 565 Million Years Ago  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Earth’s magnetic field nearly collapsed about 565 million years ago, but the planet’s core froze solid and saved it in the nick of time, a new study suggests. more
Weak magnetic fields alter stem cell-mediated growth  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Biological systems are constantly exposed to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) in the form of natural geomagnetic fields and EMFs emitted from technology. While strong magnetic fields are known to change chemical reaction rates and free... more
Is Earth's Magnetic Field Flipping Soon?  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Earth's north magnetic pole is so out of whack that scientists need to update the global magnetic-field model they released only four years ago. Could that be a sign that the magnetic pole will flip soon? more
Earth's Magnetic Field Nearly Disappeared 565 Million Years Ago  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Earth’s magnetic field nearly collapsed about 565 million years ago, but the planet’s core froze solid and saved it in the nick of time, a new study suggests. more
How black holes power plasma jets  nanowerk · 3 weeks
New simulations reveal how interactions between magnetic fields and particles sap a black hole's energy. more
Fiber sensors may leave the jacket on  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Optical fibers enable the internet, and they are practically everywhere: underground and beneath the oceans. Fibers can do more than just carry information: they are also fantastic sensors. Hair-thin optical fibers support measurements over... more
Earth’s core may have hardened just in time to save its magnetic field  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
Earth’s inner core began to solidify about 565 million years ago — just in time to prevent the collapse of the planet’s... more
Fighting cancer: Scientists develop a theory of 'collective behavior' of nanoparticles  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A computer experiment conducted by the scientists of Ural Federal University together with colleagues from Edinburgh showed that it is incorrect to describe the behavior of... more
New Study Presents Surprising Explanation for Differences in Southern and Northern Lights  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
For many years, scientists assumed the aurora seen around the north pole was identical to the aurora seen around the south pole. The poles... more
As Clouds Fall Apart, a New Star Is Born  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Using the ALMA observatory in Chile, a group of astronomers led by MPIA’s Henrik Beuther has made the... more
This magnetic phone mount solves a major problem for $15 - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Vansky's latest is height- and angle-adjustable, meaning it might work where other mounts don't. Plus: a fantastic game freebie! more
Study presents surprising explanation for differences in Southern and Northern Lights  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
For many years, scientists assumed the aurora seen around the north pole was identical to the aurora seen around the south pole. The poles are connected... more
As clouds fall apart, a new star is born  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using the ALMA observatory in Chile, a group of astronomers led by MPIA's Henrik Beuther has made the most detailed observation yet of the way that a giant gas cloud... more
Minor Geomagnetic Storm May Hit Earth on Thursday  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
A G1-class (minor) geomagnetic storm may hit the Earth on Thursday, January 24, according to latest predictions made by National... more
Taking magnetism for a spin: exploring the mysteries of skyrmions  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications in data storage and spintronic devices. more
Taking magnetism for a spin: Exploring the mysteries of skyrmions  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications in data storage and spintronic devices. more
Taking magnetism for a spin: Exploring the mysteries of skyrmions  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications... more
Novel technology reduces energy consumption of MRAM and AI hardware  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers from Osaka University, in collaboration with the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and Grenoble Alpes University, report an efficient technique for controlling the... more
Repair your gear with this 22-in-1 screwdriver set at a new low price  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Magnetic tip to keep track of the bits. The M.Way 22-in-1 screwdriver tool set and mini repair kit has dropped to $9.49... more
3D-printed soft mesh robots  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have created 3D-printed flexible mesh structures that can be controlled with applied magnetic fields while floating on water. The structures can grab small objects and carry water droplets, giving them the potential to be useful as soft robots that... more
New insights into magnetic quantum effects in solids  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using a new computational method, an international collaboration has succeeded for the first time in systematically investigating magnetic quantum effects in the well-known 3-D pyrochlore Heisenberg model. The surprising finding: Physical quantum... more
Collision of individual atoms leads to twofold change of angular momentum  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Thanks to new technology, it is possible to retain individual atoms, move them in a targeted manner or change their condition. Kaiserslautern physicists also work with... more
Collision of individual atoms leads to twofold change of angular momentum  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists have investigated the consequences of the collision of two atoms in a weak magnetic field at low temperature. For the first time they have discovered... more
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