Magnetism
How spin dances with dipole  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The key physical property of multiferroic materials is the existence of a coupling between magnetism and polarization. The origin and manifestations of magnetoelectricity can be very different in the available multiferroic systems, with multiple possible mechanisms hidden behind... more
Scientists identify five most promising application areas for magnetoresistive sensors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Excluding the information recording and reading technology, in the next 15-20 years, the hypersensitive sensors operating under the magnetoresistive principle will be applied in an extensive number of... more
Magnetic micro-boats  nanowerk · 2 days
Researchers have created magnetic microparticles, with a newly developed method, that could pave the way for building micro-motors or guiding drugs in the human body to a target, like a tumor. The preparation of such structures as well as their... more
In a new quantum simulator, light behaves like a magnet  nanowerk · 2 days
Physicists propose a new 'quantum simulator': a laser-based device that can be used to study a wide range of quantum systems. Studying it, the researchers have found that... more
'Terminator'-like liquid metal moves and stretches in 3D space  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
In the blockbuster 'Terminator' movie franchise, an evil robot morphs into different human forms and objects and oozes through narrow openings, thanks to its 'liquid-metal' composition. Although current robots don't... more
In a new quantum simulator, light behaves like a magnet  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Physicists propose a new 'quantum simulator': a laser-based device that can be used to study a wide range of quantum systems. Studying it, the researchers have found that... more
A solar storm hits Earth this week, pushing 'Northern Lights' south - CNET  CNET · 2 days
The sun sent out a solar flare and a coronal mass ejection, smacking us right in the magnetosphere and making the aurora... more
Evidence for a Human Geomagnetic Sense  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists develop a robust experiment that shows human brain waves respond to changes in Earth-strength magnetic fields. more
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In a new quantum simulator, light behaves like a magnet  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Physicists at EPFL propose a new "quantum simulator": a laser-based device that can be used to study a wide range of quantum systems. Studying it, the researchers have... more
Image: Magnetometer boom built for ESA's mission to Jupiter  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A test version of the 10.5-m long magnetometer boom built for ESA's mission to Jupiter, developed by SENER in Spain, seen being tested at ESA's Test Centre in the Netherlands,... more
Newly engineered nanoscale protein micelles can be tracked by MRI  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A team of researchers from New York University has engineered nanoscale protein micelles capable of both delivering chemotherapeutic drugs and of being tracked by magnetic resonance imaging. more
Visualizing better cancer treatment with nanoscale protein micelles  nanowerk · 3 days
Researchers have engineered nanoscale protein micelles capable of both delivering chemotherapeutic drugs and of being tracked by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). more
Terminator-like liquid metal moves and stretches in 3D space (w/video)  nanowerk · 3 days
Scientists report the development of new liquid metals that can be manipulated in 3D space with magnets. more
Scientists discover chiral crystals exhibiting exotic quantum effects  nanowerk · 3 days
Crystals possessing 'handedness' exhibit unusual properties. New evidence suggests that they can host electrons moving like slowed down light and their collective behavior mimics magnetic monopoles. more
Researchers engineer a protein micelle that can be visualized by MRI as it delivers hemotherapeutics  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A team of researchers from New York University has engineered nanoscale protein micelles capable of both delivering chemotherapeutic... more
Beresheet lunar landing site revealed  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The main scientific instrument on board the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft, the SpaceIL Magnetometer (SILMAG), has now been successfully turned on in space and data returned to Earth. After its successful launch, Beresheet is circling Earth on its journey... more
'Terminator'-like liquid metal moves and stretches in 3-D space  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In the blockbuster Terminator movie franchise, an evil robot morphs into different human forms and objects and oozes through narrow openings, thanks to its "liquid-metal" composition. Although current robots don't... more
Jupiter arm out  ESA · 4 days
Technology image of the week: Extending a 10.5-m long magnetometer boom held up by balloons for ESA’s Jupiter mission at the Agency’s Netherlands-based Test Centre more
Researchers measure brain metabolite levels in people with mild memory problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Using strong and targeted but noninvasive magnets at specific sites in the brains of people with and without mild learning and memory problems, Johns Hopkins researchers... more
Speeding the development of fusion power to create unlimited energy on Earth  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A detailed examination of the challenges and tradeoffs in the development of a compact fusion facility with high-temperature superconducting magnets. more
Speeding the development of fusion power to create unlimited energy on Earth  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Can tokamak fusion facilities, the most widely used devices for harvesting on Earth the fusion reactions that power the sun and stars, be developed... more
First Neuroscientific Evidence that Humans Have Geomagnetic Sense  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
An international team of neuroscientists and geoscientists from Caltech, the University of Tokyo, Princeton University and Tokyo Institute of Technology... more
Measuring differences in brain chemicals in people with mild memory problems  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Using strong and targeted but noninvasive magnets at specific sites in the brains of people with and without mild learning and memory problems, researchers report they... more
Can you detect changes in the earth's magnetic field?  MNT · 5 days
For years, scientists have debated whether or not humans can detect magnetic fields. The latest research concludes that at least some of us can. more
Medical News Today: Can you detect changes in the earth's magnetic field?  MNT · 5 days
For years, scientists have debated whether or not humans can detect magnetic fields. The latest research concludes that at least some of us can. more
Evidence for ancient magnetic sense in humans  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The human brain can unconsciously respond to changes in Earth's magnetic fields, according to a team of geoscientists and neurobiologists. This interdisciplinary study revives a research area in neuroscience that has remained dormant for... more
People can sense Earth’s magnetic field, brain waves suggest  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
An analysis of brain waves offers new evidence that people subconsciously process information about the planet’s magnetism. more
'Magnetoreception' is the new human superpower we've always had - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Scientists have new evidence of an ancient sense of geomagnetism that we know little about. more
Quantum sensing method measures minuscule magnetic fields  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers find a new way to make nanoscale measurements of fields in more than one dimension. more
Wigner solid pinning modes tuned by fractional quantum Hall states of a nearby layer  Science Magazine · 1 week
We studied a bilayer system hosting two-dimensional electron systems (2DESs) in close proximity but isolated from one another by a... more
Quantum sensing method measures minuscule magnetic fields  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new technique uses quantum sensors to enable precise measurements of magnetic fields in different directions. more
Quantum sensing method measures minuscule magnetic fields  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new way of measuring atomic-scale magnetic fields with great precision, not only up and down but sideways as well, has been developed by researchers at MIT. The new tool could be useful in... more
LHC beam pipe to be mined for monopoles  CERN · 1 week
LHC beam pipe to be mined for monopoles achintya Fri, 03/15/2019 - 13:43 (Image: CERN) In February, the CMS and... more
New 3-D map will help solve long-standing cosmic mysteries  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new study led by ANU has created a 3D map of the magnetic field in a small wedge of the Milky Way galaxy, paving the way for future discoveries... more
A Strange, Sleeping Magnetar Just Woke Up After a Decade of Silence  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A particularly odd, spinning star has woken up, and it'’s spitting bright flashes of radio waves at us again. more
Quantum sensing method measures minuscule magnetic fields  MIT · 1 week
MIT researchers find a new way to make nanoscale measurements of fields in more than one dimension. more
The sweet spot: Scientists discover taste center of human brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and a new method of statistical analysis, researchers have discovered the taste center in the human brain by uncovering which parts of... more
Astronomers investigate a recently reactivated radio magnetar  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A UK-German team of astronomers has conducted observations of a peculiar radio magnetar known as XTE J1810–197, which turned on in December 2018 after an almost decade-long period of quiescence. Results of these observations... more
Strong planetary magnetic fields like Earth's may protect oceans from stellar storms  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A study by scientists at ANU on the magnetic fields of planets has found that most planets discovered in other solar systems are unlikely... more
Researchers create nano-bot to probe inside human cells  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have built a set of magnetic 'tweezers' that can position a nanoscale bead inside a human cell with unprecedented precision. The nano-bot has already been used to study the properties of... more
Nano-bot can probe inside human cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have built a set of magnetic 'tweezers' that can position a nano-scale bead inside a human cell with unprecedented precision. The nano-bot has already been used to study the properties of cancer cells, and could... more
Large area solar flares are the likely source of puzzling millimeter emission  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Solar flares are sudden explosive processes that convert the energy of the magnetic field into the kinetic energy of electrons and ions. Since the... more
Scientists on making the Large Hadron Collider safer  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An international research team headed by Evgeniy Talantsev, a senior research fellow at the Research and Educational Center of Ural Federal University, has approached the task of increasing the reliability of such... more
Tied in knots: New insights into plasma behavior focus on twists and turns  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Findings from an international team of scientists show that twisted magnetic fields can evolve in only so many ways, with the plasma... more
Solar Super-Storm Hit Earth 2,610 Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Evidence of an enormous solar storm that struck the Earth around 2,610 years ago has been found in ice cores from Greenland.... more
Jupiter's magnetic field could be moving Europa's ocean  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A pair of researchers, one with École Normale Supérieure, the other Laboratory for Studies of Radiation and Matter in Astrophysics and Atmospheres has found evidence that Jupiter's magnetic field could be causing... more
Tied in knots: New insights into plasma behavior focus on twists and turns  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Whether zipping through a star or a fusion device on Earth, the electrically charged particles that make up the fourth state of... more
Physicists lower threshold for detecting extremely weak magnetic signals  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Physicists at Saarland University have developed magnetic field sensors that are breaking sensitivity records and opening up a whole range of potential new applications, from non-contact measurements of the electrical... more
Researchers develop new magnetic field sensors for many practical applications  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Physicists at Saarland University have developed magnetic field sensors that are breaking sensitivity records and opening up a whole range of potential new applications, from non-contact measurements of... more
How to check Apple Pencil battery level  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
While the second-generation Apple Pencil magnetically attaches and charges on the side of your iPad or iPad Pro, it’s still worth knowing... more
Graphene and cobalt team up in new electromagnetic devices  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Scientists recently discovered how, together, graphene and cobalt offer very relevant properties in the field of magnetism. They believe that this breakthrough could accelerate the development of new logic devices... more
Graphene and cobalt for creating new electromagnetic devices  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from IMDEA Nanociencia and other European centres have discovered that the combination of graphene with cobalt offers relevant properties in the field of magnetism. This breakthrough sets the stage for the... more
New Surprises from Jupiter and Saturn  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The latest data sent back by the Juno and Cassini spacecraft from giant gas planets Jupiter and Saturn have challenged a lot of current... more
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A thermo-sensor for magnetic bits  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists of the Department of Physics at the University of Hamburg, Germany, detected the magnetic states of atoms on a surface using only heat. The respective study is published in a recent volume of Science. A magnetic needle... more
Merging magnetic blobs fuel the sun's huge plasma eruptions  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Solar eruptions called coronal mass ejections grow from a series of smaller events, observations show. more
Discovering bonus science with NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Spacecraft  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The four Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft are flying out of their element. The spacecraft have just completed a short detour from their routine science—looking at processes within Earth's magnetic environment—and instead ventured outside... more
Leica Q2 comes in a box of wonders video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Magnets and drawers and silky little sacks make unboxing this classic compact camera an event more
Observation and stabilization of photonic Fock states in a hot radio-frequency resonator  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Detecting weak radio-frequency electromagnetic fields plays a crucial role in a wide range of fields, from radio astronomy to nuclear magnetic resonance imaging. In... more
Magneto-Seebeck tunneling on the atomic scale  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The tunneling of spin-polarized electrons across a magnetic tunnel junction driven by a temperature gradient is a fundamental process for the thermal control of electron spin transport. We experimentally investigated the atomic-scale details of this magneto-Seebeck... more
ESA Gives Go-ahead for Smile Mission with China  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer, Smile, has been given the green light for implementation by ESA’s Science Programme... more
Researchers aim for spintronic applications thanks to great leap forward  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Electric currents drive all our electronic devices. The emerging field of spintronics looks to replace electric currents with what are known as spin currents. Researchers have discovered that... more
The birth of a coronal mass ejection  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The Sun’s atmosphere is frequently disrupted by coronal mass ejections (CMEs), coupled with flares and energetic particles. The coupling is usually attributed to magnetic reconnection at a vertical current sheet connecting the flare and... more
The optomechanical Kerker effect: Controlling light with vibrating nanoparticles  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For the Kerker effect to occur, particles need to have electric and magnetic polarizabilities of the same strength. This, however, is very challenging to achieve, as magnetic optical resonances in... more
Spin devices rev up  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Electric currents drive all our electronic devices. The emerging field of spintronics looks to replace electric currents with what are known as spin currents. Researchers from the University of Tokyo have made a breakthrough in this area. Their discovery of... more
Scientists study neutron scattering for researching magnetic materials  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg and their research partners have demonstrated for the first time in a comprehensive study how magnetic materials can be examined using neutron scattering techniques. The scientists... more
SOFIA Observes Galactic Superwind in Messier 82  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Astronomers using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) have discovered that the galactic wind flowing from the center of Messier 82... more
New reactor-liner alloy material offers strength, resilience  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new tungsten-based alloy developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory can withstand unprecedented amounts of radiation without damage. Essential for extreme irradiation environments such as the interiors of magnetic fusion reactors, previously explored materials... more
New reactor-liner alloy material offers strength, resilience  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new tungsten-based alloy can withstand unprecedented amounts of radiation without damage. Essential for extreme irradiation environments such as the interiors of magnetic fusion reactors, previously explored materials have thus far been hobbled by... more
Overcoming cardiovascular disease with a magnetically-steerable guidewire microrobot  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed an attachable guidewire that can move and steer towards a desired direction inside complicated blood vessels. It is expected to contribute to increasing the success rate of heart disease... more
ESA gives go-ahead for SMILE mission with China  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer, SMILE, has been given the green light for implementation by ESA's Science Programme Committee. The announcement clears the way for full development of this new... more
Nanoparticles help realize 'spintronic' devices  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
For the first time researchers have demonstrated a new way to perform functions essential to future computation three orders of magnitude faster than current commercial devices. The team created a nanoscale spintronic semiconductor device that can partially switch... more
ESA gives go-ahead for Smile mission with China  ESA · 3 weeks
The Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer, Smile, has been given the green light for implementation by ESA’s Science Programme... more
Scientists study neutron scattering for researching magnetic materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Physicists have demonstrated for the first time in a comprehensive study how different magnetic materials can be examined using neutron scattering techniques. more
Researchers demonstrate nanoparticle systems crucial for new high-speed devices  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a new way to perform functions essential to future computation three orders of magnitude faster than current commercial devices. The team lead by... more
Researchers demonstrate nanoparticle systems crucial for new high-speed spintronics devices  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers created a nanoscale spintronic semiconductor device that can partially switch between specific magnetic states trillions of times a second (terahertz), far beyond frequencies of devices at present. more
How to catch a magnetic monopole in the act  nanowerk · 3 weeks
A research team has created a nanoscale 'playground' on a chip that simulates the formation of exotic magnetic particles called 'monopoles'. The study could unlock the secrets to ever-smaller, more... more
How to catch a magnetic monopole in the act  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A research team led by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has created a nanoscale "playground" on a chip that simulates the formation of exotic magnetic... more
Opening door to smaller memory devices, microelectronics, and spintronics  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A research team has created a nanoscale 'playground' on a chip that simulates the formation of exotic magnetic particles called 'monopoles.' The study could unlock the secrets to ever-smaller, more... more
Transforming magnetic storage might stem from the vision of quantum  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Magnetic materials have a worldwide market share of some $50 billion per year. A new frontier in the study of these materials, femtomagnetism, could lead to ultrafast magnetic... more
Transforming magnetic storage  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new frontier in the study of magnetic materials, femtomagnetism, could lead to ultrafast magnetic storage devices that would transform information processing technologies. Now, researchers report a tabletop method to characterize such a faster magnetic storage using high-harmonic generation of... more
Cluster Mission Helps Solve Mysteries of Geomagnetic Storms  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
In a powerful example of combining multi-mission satellite data with computer simulations, scientists have used ESA's Cluster mission to reveal... more
Nanoparticles influence their liquid environment: Study presents atomic insights  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
These days, nanoparticles finely distributed in suspensions are used in many areas—for example in cosmetic products, in industrial catalysts, or in contrast agents for medicinal examinations. For the first time,... more
Nanoparticles influence their liquid environment  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists have managed to precisely determine the interrelationships of magnetic nanoparticles with the liquid surrounding them, even down to the atomic level. more
Direct visualization of coexisting channels of interaction in CeSb  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Our understanding of correlated electron systems is vexed by the complexity of their interactions. Heavy fermion compounds are archetypal examples of this physics, leading to exotic properties that weave magnetism,... more
'Terminator'-like liquid metal moves and stretches in 3-D space
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Beresheet lunar landing site revealed
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Evidence of magnetoreception in humans suggests subconscious ability to respond to Earth’s magnetic field
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People can sense Earth’s magnetic field, brain waves suggest
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Merging magnetic blobs fuel the sun's huge plasma eruptions
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