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
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Roll Your Blunts and Watch This Magnified Ferrofluid

Proceed with caution.
Samantha Cole
4.18.17
Fashion

Here's How You Make High Fashion Inspired by Magnetic Fields

Fashion design has never looked so magnetic.
Becky Chung
1.2.17
Design

Lift Your Spirits with a Levitating Cloud Lamp

This levitating cloud light is equal parts dreamy and technologically advanced.
Diana Shi
10.15.16
Design

Pimp Your Records with a Futuristic Levitating Turntable

The MAG-LEV turntable is the kind of thing you'd expect to see on the wealthy side of sci-fi dystopia.
Beckett Mufson
10.13.16
Design

Lose the Lava Lamp and Light Up a New Ferrofluid Display

The magic magnetic lamp now lights up and comes in five mind-melting colors.
The Creators Project
10.3.16
Art

Your Eyes Won't Believe These Ferrofluid Photos

Philip Overbuary's space-age abstracts blend digital aesthetic with analog materials.
Beckett Mufson
5.31.16
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
Art

7 Levitating Artworks Cooler Than the Air Bonsai

Because floating mini-trees barely scratch the surface.
Beckett Mufson
1.25.16
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