magnetism : Definition, Usages, News and More

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mag nuh ti zuhm

  • n  attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force
  • n  the branch of science that studies magnetism

  • A challenging item in the unfinished business of science is to find some connection between magnetism and gravitation.
  • Whenever the volcano's magnetism diminished appreciably, a period of activity followed in two to six months.
  • For about 700 years, magnetism has been known as the force that stands still.
News & Articles

  • Magrunner: Dark Pulse Review [PC]
    Magrunner: Dark Pulse may owe heavy debts to Portal, but its combination of magnetism and Cthulhu make it an enjoyable game in its own right.
    June 25, 2013 - GameSpot
  • Creating and Dissipating Magnetic Clouds in Graphene
    Magnets are critical to a wide variety of technologies, including electronic data storage methods and sensors. In these cases the ability to flip the directionality of the magnets and particles within the magnets, is used. Researchers at the University of Manchester however have found a way to switch magnetism on and off within a material, instead of just switching it from up to down. The ...
    June 25, 2013 - Overclockers Club
  • Kenneth Wilson, Nobel Physicist, Dies at 77
    Dr. Wilson was known for showing how to calculate tricky moments in physics, like when ice melts or an iron bar loses magnetism.
    June 20, 2013 - New York Times

  • Nick Cave in National Post
    Ray let himself go for that particular part,said Cave of Winstone role in The Proposition. "He was drinking and kind of out of shape and looking pretty rough, but he had this kind of magnetism about him where all the women involved were...
  • Wolfgang Ketterle in Science Daily (press release)
    Ketterle adds that he and his colleagues have many ideas how to study this new form of matter more closely: "One thing is certain: We have made an important discovery, which will advance our understanding of magnetism."

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