Fall 2019

Amazing Haze

Amazing Haze

Using the world's most accurate molecular scale, a former astronaut wanna-be is studying Titan's hazy atmosphere, which resembles the ancient chemistry that once surrounded our own planet.

Dishing the Dirt on Carbon

Dishing the Dirt on Carbon

Watch soil biogeochemist Lucy Ngatia explain the important ways carbon-containing molecules differ and what that means for our environment.

Combating Cancer

Combating Cancer

Scientists are using powerful magnets to learn how to better detect, treat and track the second leading cause of death worldwide.

Monty Python's Science Circus

Monty Python's Science Circus

And now for something completely different: 10 high-field physics predictions that Monty Python nailed.

Stroke of Genius

Stroke of Genius

Using high-field MRI, researchers are working to improve recovery in stroke victims.

The Allure of Linearity

The Allure of Linearity

What hides behind the elegantly simple line that describes the relationship between temperature and electrical resistance in certain materials? For some physicists, this is the most compelling question in the field.

Pulsed Magnets Give Gadolinium a Thermal Rush

Pulsed Magnets Give Gadolinium a Thermal Rush

Scientists in Germany study how high magnetic fields affect the temperature of this rare-earth metal.

Good Neighbors Make Good Science

Good Neighbors Make Good Science

In the Netherlands, researchers double down on new discoveries by boosting the power of high-field magnets with lasers.

A Super (Lattice) Surprise

A Super (Lattice) Surprise

When physicists studied a superconducting material at very high fields, they were pleasantly amazed by what they saw.

High Fields Form New Picture of Damaged Paintings

High Fields Form New Picture of Damaged Paintings

Metals plus fatty acids add up to trouble for valuable artwork, but magnets are shedding light on the canvas-marring chemistry.

Resilient Reefs

Resilient Reefs

Florida scientists are helping coral protect itself against nitrogen overload.

Peter Gor'kov has been building nuclear magnetic resonance probes for 20 years and is considered a rock star in the field.

The Master of Miniature

In the hands of Peter Gor'kov, scientific tools become works of fine art.

Sun Churn

Sun Churn

In addition to heat and light, our sun cranks out a complex, swirling magnetic field.