News tagged with magnetic fluctuations

Quantum melting

When ice is warmed, the water molecules forming its structure vibrate more and more vigorously until finally the forces between them are no longer strong enough to hold them together – the ice melts and ...

Apr 07, 2014 5 / 5 (4) 1

Greener memory from random motion

Random thermal fluctuations in magnetic memory can be harnessed to reduce the energy required to store information, according to an experiment reported in the current issue of Physical Review Letters. The de ...

Mar 01, 2010 2.8 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

A detector you can wear

Swiss scientists from ETH Zurich have developed the first elastic detector for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The detector in the form of an elastic bandage moulds itself to the shape of the patient's ...

Aug 23, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 0

Beautiful red Aurora

(PhysOrg.com) -- A coronal mass ejection (CME) shot off the sun late in the evening of October 21 and hit Earth on October 24 at about 2 PM ET. The CME caused strong magnetic field fluctuations near Earth's ...

Oct 27, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 1