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The MagLab is funded by the National Science Foundation and the State of Florida.

Around the Lab

The MagLab is home to dozens of magnets — many of them one-of-kind instruments or world-record holders — as well as other types of tools that make our cutting-edge science possible.

W-Band HiPER Spectrometer

Meet some of the amazing magnets that make the MagLab facility so unique and so important. Need a bit of background to help explain what powerful rese…

Jenna Luek

About 1,400 scientists from around the world do science at the MagLab every year. Here's your chance to get to know some of them and learn a little ab…

Probe Primer

Without an instrument called a probe, our world-record magnets would be about as useful as a power drill without a bit, thread without a needle or a s…

Helium recovery bag

The MagLab is full of weird contraptions. Find out what they are, how they work and why we need them.

Peat soil

Curious scientists put all sorts of things in our magnets. Find out what they are and why you care.


Dive deeper into these definitions of lab-wide lexicon as explained by MagLab experts.

Virtual tour

Welcome to the MagLab's online tour. As we show you around the Florida State University branch of the world's biggest magnet lab. Explore the MagLab l…