• Fields of Dreams
  • Fields of Dreams

    Fall 2018

    If engineers build stronger magnets, scientists promise they will come … and that discoveries will follow.

  • The Long Winding Road
  • The Long Winding Road

    Fall 2018

    Several materials are in the running to build the next generation of superconducting magnets. Which will emerge the victor?

  • Carbon in the Congo
  • Carbon in the Congo

    Fall 2018

    Water samples collected from the heart of Africa contain clues about carbon cycling worldwide.

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  • DNP is Having a Moment

    Fall 2018

    A technique called dynamic nuclear polarization is hitting its stride, using electrons to shine a light on complex molecules.

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  • Science Double Feature

    Fall 2018

    Researchers combine high magnetic fields and neutrons to learn more about superconductivity.

  • Attack of the Acronyms
  • Attack of the Acronyms

    Fall 2018

    The alphabet soup favored by many scientists can make difficult concepts downright incomprehensible.

  • Squeeze, Freeze, Discoveries
  • Squeeze, Freeze, Discoveries

    Bonus Content

    By subjecting stuff to extraordinary environments, Shanti Deemyad looks for behaviors that could benefit our everyday lives.

  • Left: Jose Sanchez. Right: Christianne Beekman, a physicist at the MagLab.
  • Thin Films of Frustrated Magnets

    Bonus Content

    Christianne Beekman talks about her work growing thin films of frustrated magnets and studying them in high magnetic fields.

  • Imaging from Molecule to Man
  • Imaging from Molecule to Man

    Bonus Content

    Ron Heeren talks about how a unique imaging technique that combines microscopes with mass spectrometers can help doctors make on-the-fly diagnoses in the operating room.