News tagged with magnetic field strength

Twisting magnets enhance data storage capacity

Members of a research collaboration have succeeded in experimentally verifying the properties of crystals of chiral magnetic materials, which may lead to the development of new types of magnetic memories with unprecedented ...

dateFeb 11, 2016 in General Physics
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Understanding the magnetic sun

The surface of the sun writhes and dances. Far from the still, whitish-yellow disk it appears to be from the ground, the sun sports twisting, towering loops and swirling cyclones that reach into the solar upper atmosphere, ...

dateJan 29, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Explainer: What is a neutron star?

Neutron stars are arguably the most exotic objects in the universe. Like one of those annoying friends who seemingly must overachieve in every aspect of life, neutron stars exceed in almost every category: surface gravity; ...

dateSep 01, 2015 in Astronomy
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