iOS app Android app

Magnetic Field

Juno Is In Orbit Around Jupiter

Jay M. Pasachoff | Posted 07.05.2016 | Science
Jay M. Pasachoff

With the headset on, I could look behind me to see a huge Jupiter as we passed from pole to pole, and in front of me I could see the spacecraft, eventually seeing through the protective titanium vault to see the individual experiments' electronics.

Lyft Starter, the MagBelt and What I Learned in My First Week on KickStarter

Mike Sternoff | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Mike Sternoff

Last fall in Denver, Kyle, a friend of mine from college named grabbed a Lyft ride. Kyle, looked down at the app on his phone, his driver was a guy named Devin. Like most Lyft rides, the driver/passenger relationship is similar to the airplane friend experience.

Living with Space Weather (Baby, It's Charged Outside)

Sarah Gibson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Science
Sarah Gibson

Just as a hurricane drives rain, wind, and floods, the space weather arising from a solar eruption can come in different forms. First comes the light from a solar flare, disrupting high-frequency radio communications more or less immediately.

Magnetic Pole Reversal Got You Down? No Worries!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 09.15.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Whether the next major reversal happens in 100 years or 1,000 years we still can't tell for certain, but the effects will probably only impact migratory birds, whales and certain kinds of bacteria that navigate with the magnetic field. You and I will not notice much, except aurora in odd places of the world.

Dramatic Change Detected In Earth's Protective Field

LiveScience | Kelly Dickerson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Science

Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from huge blasts of deadly solar radiation, has been weakening over the past six months, according t...

LOOK: Space Telescope Reveals Galaxy's 'Fingerprints' | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science

Scientists using a European space telescope have created the best map yet of our Milky Way galaxy's magnetic field, a set of cosmic "fingerprints" tha...

EXPLAINED: Puzzling Shift Of Earth's Magnetic Field | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 10.10.2013 | Science

Earth's magnetic field shields the planet from charged particles streaming from the sun, keeping it from becoming a barren, Mars-like rock. For more t...

'Magnetic Monster' Discovered Lurking Inside Dead Star | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

Hiding in the recesses of a dead star is an ultra-strong magnetic field bursting from its surface in the form of X-rays, astronomers report. The surp...

Iceland's Northern Lights, Demystified

Cynthia Ord | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Cynthia Ord

Iceland is one of the world's most accessible spots for viewing the northern lights, making it one of the country's top tourist attractions. So what is the best way to go about seeing the phenomenon?

Earth's Core WAY Hotter Than Scientists Thought

Posted 04.26.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/25/2013 02:07 PM EDT on LiveScience Earth's internal engine is running about 1,00...

Particle Trap Reveals Key Antimatter Properties

Posted 03.26.2013 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 03/25/2013 01:43 PM EDT on LiveScience Scientists say they've made the most precise measurements to date of the...

Faint Signals Reveal Secrets Of Failed Stars

Posted 01.31.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 01/31/2013 07:02 AM EST on Failed stars can emit detectable radio waves at much cooler temperatures th...

WATCH: 'MRI' Of Sun Yields Big Surprise

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

The sun isn't going to start having health problems for another few billion years, but that didn't stop a team of scientists from giving it a stellar ...

NASA Explains Magnetosphere With Dazzling New Video

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.21.2012 | Science

The sun sends enormous amounts of energy toward Earth, but why don't coronal mass ejections cause the same type of havoc as they do for Mercury and Ve...

First 'Atomic Movie' Created By Quantum Physicists

Posted 05.30.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 05/29/2012 04:52 PM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Many people keep favorite Hollywood films or TV shows on s...

LOOK: First Photo Of Auroras On Uranus

| Sid Perkins | Posted 04.14.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON – For the first time, scientists have captured images of auroras above the giant ice planet Uranus, finding further evidence of just how ...

Solar Storm Helps Solve 'Killer Electrons' Mystery

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

Solar storms like the massive one that's currently hitting Earth don't just give us great aurora imagery. UCLA researchers have published a paper in N...

Huge Development In Moon Research

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.10.2012 | Technology

Ever since Apollo astronauts first brought back samples from the moon in 1969, scientists have been puzzled by the magnetic traces they found in the r...

Catherine Pearson

MRIs Make You Dizzy? Here's Why | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Healthy Living

If you've ever gone for an MRI and been left feeling woozy, new research says you're not just being a wuss: there's an actual physical culprit behind ...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Passing Into the Energy Cloud

Lawrence E. Joseph | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lawrence E. Joseph

Our space neighborhood is changing, and not for the better. We need to take precautions to defend our home planet, our way of life, starting right now.

Radiology Myth Buster: It is Dangerous to Have an MRI After Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

The MR exam is important because early diagnosis allows the doctor and patient to determine potential treatment options that may prolong the anticipated benefits expected from the joint replacement.