Magnets

Magnets

Watch Scientists Accidentally Blow Up Their Lab With The Strongest Indoor Magnetic Field Ever

Researchers at the University of Tokyo were expecting to create a strong magnetic field, but they got a lot more than they were bargaining for.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.27.18
Quiet Wars

China Is Testing Silent ‘Magnetic Drive’ Submarines to Evade the US Navy

The less noise a sub makes, the harder it is to detect on sonar.
David Axe
11.3.17
breh

Roll Your Blunts and Watch This Magnified Ferrofluid

Proceed with caution.
Samantha Cole
4.18.17
Motherboard Blog

It Happened: The Hydraulic Press Was Defeated

Fucking finally.
Sarah Emerson
5.28.16
Motherboard Blog

The Etch-a-Sketch Doesn’t Work Like You Think It Does

Some of the best toys are the simplest ones.
Sarah Emerson
4.11.16
Magnets

Newly Discovered State of Matter Could Be a Breakthrough for Quantum Computing

Quantum spin liquids seem to defy the laws of nature.
Sarah Emerson
4.4.16
nasa

NASA Probes Giant Magnetic Explosions Around Earth

Nine months after launch, NASA’s MMS probes return "promising initial results."
Daniel Oberhaus
12.20.15
video

The Hidden Acoustics and Physics Behind Anti-Shoplifting Tags

Microscopic vibrations trip the alarms.
Clinton Nguyen
12.1.15
Photos

Biohackers Are Implanting LED Lights Under Their Skin

Grindhouse Wetware debuts its latest implant, the Northstar V1.
Anna Neifer
11.9.15
machines

A Large Hadron Collider Upgrade Will Produce 15 Million Higgs Bosons Per Year

CERN’s High-Luminosity upgrade to the LHC moves from design to prototyping phase.
Victoria Turk
10.30.15
uk

An Alternative Approach to Nuclear Fusion: Think Smaller

A UK group is trying to use new superconducting tech to make a smaller fusion reactor.
Emiko Jozuka
7.2.15
earth

The Key to Saving Humans and Sharks from Each Other? Maybe Magnets

Magnetic shark repellents might be good for everybody.
Maddie Stone
1.30.15
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