Magnetic field

Turning ultra-thin carbon into surprisingly strong magnets

When terahertz pulses strike graphene discs

The second highest-energy cosmic ray ever detected

The particles are so high energy, they shouldn’t be affected by galactic and extra-galactic magnetic fields.

An extraordinary aurora-like display occured above a Sunspot

A peculiar type of long-lasting polarized radio bursts emanating from a sunspot.

A new perspective on the strong magnetic fields of a supermassive black hole

The results describe for the first time how light from the edge of the supermassive black hole M87* spirals.

NASA X-ray Telescopes unveil the magnetic field “bones” of a cosmic hand

It is located at the base of the “palm” of the nebula.

The importance of the Earth’s upper atmosphere in developing large geomagnetic storms

This research may help predict the storms that will have the greatest consequences.

Astronomers confirmed the presence of an infrared aurora on Uranus

The finding of Uranus' aurora provides hints about habitable cold worlds.

A new phase of high-density, ultra-hot water ice discovered

This phase could form at the right depths.

Scientists discovered the highest energy gamma-rays ever from a pulsar

H.E.S.S. observatory records 20 tera-electronvolts photons from the Vela pulsar.

A new quantum ruler to explore exotic matter

Twisted Science!

No, you probably wouldn’t see bolts of lightning flashing from Venus’ clouds

Venus may be a (slightly) gentler place than some scientists give it credit for.

Neutrinos are predicted to interact unexpectedly with photons

New insights into neutrino interactions.

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