Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Drifting Westward, and Nobody Knows Why

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Over the 400 years or so that humans have been measuring Earth’s magnetic field, it has drifted inexorably … Continue reading Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Drifting Westward, and Nobody Knows Why

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Did You Know the Earth Has a Second Magnetic Field? Its Oceans

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today Earth’s magnetic field is one of the most mysterious features of our planet. It is also essential to … Continue reading Did You Know the Earth Has a Second Magnetic Field? Its Oceans

For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic ‘Bridge’ Between Galaxies

Whoa. For the first time, scientists have detected evidence of a magnetic field that’s associated with the vast intergalactic ‘bridge’ that links our two nearest galactic neighbours. Known as the … Continue reading For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed a Giant Magnetic ‘Bridge’ Between Galaxies

Physicists ‘See’ Location of 23,000 Single Atoms for First Time

Scientists have identified the 3D coordinates of 6,569 iron and 16,627 platinum atoms in an iron-platinum nanoparticle. Credit: Colin Ophus and Florian Nickel For the first time, scientists have seen … Continue reading Physicists ‘See’ Location of 23,000 Single Atoms for First Time