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Smart Superconducting Technique

Researchers developed a new way to quickly measure how much current a superconductor can carry using very high pulsed magnetic fields.

Measuring non-linear electric field.

Current Conundrum

Researchers find magnetic field-induced ring current in "nonmagnetic" organic material.

High magnetic fields induce circular electronic motion (ring currents) around the chemical bond loops in non-magnetic aromatic molecules.

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The glue that holds our roads together could become toxic when exposed to sun and rain

Researchers have discovered that sunlight and rain might turn certain compounds in asphalt into potentially dangerous hydrocarbons, threatening the surrounding environment and people.

Source: ScienceAlert | Published: July 19, 2020

Earth has been recycling crust for most of its history

New research from the MagLab Geochemistry group suggests roughly 5 to 6 percent of the Earth's mantle is made up of recycled crust and that Earth has been producing new crust at a similar rate for most of the planet's history.

Source: UPI | Published: June 26, 2020


The Magnetic Capital of the World

Home to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, the only facility of its kind in the United States, Tallahassee is attracting world-class companies eager to capitalize on high-caliber magnetics research and resources.

Source: Florida Trends | Published: June 7, 2020

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Last modified on 20 July 2020