Modular magnetic microrobotics may someday deliver medicine or perform surgery.
Magnets, those objects that attract or repel each other, are more than staples of your refrigerator door. They are found in just about every laptop and the force they produce protects Earthlings from some lethal radiation from space. Live Science keeps up with the most interesting discoveries related to magnets and magnetism.
Playing with magnets may make people feel more attracted to their partners, perhaps because of the metaphor of 'magnetism' and romantic love.
A combination of computer modeling and solar imagery visualize the sun's magnetic structure, offering a peek at the intense and dramatic activity that keeps the star's engine running.
The power source for Earth's magnetic field may be magnesium minerals trapped in the core since our planet's violent birth.
On Thursday (Oct. 29), the White House released two documents that lay out the nation's official plan for mitigating the negative impacts of solar flares and other types of "space weather."
A trip through the scientific research into paranormal experiences leads directly to the human brain.
Earth's inner core formed between 1 billion and 1.5 billion years ago, when it powered the huge rise in Earth's magnetic field, new research suggests.
Physicists have created a so-called magnetic wormhole that transports a magnetic field from one point to the other without being detected.
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than scientists had previously thought, researchers say.
Scientists shook "bricks" in a spinning chamber, and for the first time, showed that artificial building blocks can put themselves together just by banging around at random.
Magnetism is the phenomenon that arises from the force between objects that produce fields that attract or repel other objects.