The Moon Has Tan Lines, NASA Says
Magnetic hotspots on the Moon might contain clues about how to protect humans from radiation on other planets.
What Happens if the Magnetic North Pole Keeps Rushing Toward Siberia?
On Monday, the World Magnetic Model was updated to account for the north pole’s eccentric behavior, after a delay caused by the US federal shutdown.
Scientists Solve the Mystery of Why the Northern and Southern Lights Don't Match
A leading explanation for the different patterns seen in Earth’s northern and southern auroras has been ruled out.
Earth's Magnetic Field Almost Collapsed 565 Million Years Ago
Our planet's core probably started solidifying in the late Ediacaran period, which recharged the magnetic field in the nick of time.
Humanity’s Next Mission to Mercury Will Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity
BepiColombo is scheduled to launch from French Guiana at 9:45 PM ET on October 19.
Scientists Isolate the Mechanism Behind the Sun’s Most Mysterious Flares
As our civilization increasingly depends on electronic infrastructure, we need to brace for the impacts of space weather.
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The Light of a Quasar Revealed This Distant Galaxy's Magnetic Field
My God, it’s full of magnets.
Physicists Open a Tabletop Magnetic 'Wormhole'
It doesn't really warp the fabric of spacetime, but still.
Help Mini-Figurines Escape a Magnetic Table Maze
Spoiler alert: they can NEVER leave.
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These Alien Sculptures Were Formed With Magnets and Gravity
Jólan van der Wiel uses magnets to create futuristic sculptures that look out of this world.
Creating Moving, Alien Forms With Magnetic Liquids
A Singapore-based artist records his experiments in ferrofluid.