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The Sun’s Magnetic Field Is About to Reverse

Every 11 years the direction of the Sun's magnetic field flips. This article outlines what we expect to observe and experience here on Earth when it does change direction.

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Earth's magnetic field

An article about the huge magnetic field that surrounds the Earth and stretches into space.

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Hall Effect

If an electric current flows through a conductor in a magnetic field, the magnetic field exerts a transverse force on the moving charge carriers which tends to push them to one side of the conductor. ...

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Columbarian Columbuses - Birds’ magnetic sense

A review of current theories how birds sense magnetic fields that they use to navigate.

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Charged particle motion in uniform magnetic field (2D)

The site allows the path of a charged particle to be tracked through a magnetic field perpendicular to the screen.

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Magnetic Flux

Magnetic flux is the product of the average magnetic field times the perpendicular area that it penetrates.

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Magnetic Field Lines

A magnetic field can be thought of as consisting of lines of force.

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Tape Recording

When a magnetized tape passes under the playback head of a tape recorder, the ferromagnetic material in the tape head is magnetized and that magnetic field penetrates a coil of wire which is wrapped ...

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Seeing Magnetic Field Patterns in 3D

How to do an experiment to show 3D magnetic field patterns.

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Magnetic field induction experiment -pt 2

An interactive version of Faraday's magnetic field induction experiment.

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