2017 News

22 August 2017

MagLab reclaims record for strongest resistive magnet

The new 41.4-tesla instrument reclaims a title for the lab and paves the way for breakthroughs in physics and materials research.

10 August 2017

Physicists find strange state of matter in superconducting crystal

Discovery could help scientists better understand exotic behaviors of electrons.

2 August 2017

MagLab receives $5.8M to develop biomedical technology

Federal grant to fund new tools for biology research in high magnetic fields

28 July 2017

New research advances knowledge toward more efficient electronics

Looking for better ways to power electronics, topological semimetals may hold the answer.

19 July 2017

New research explores good and bad news on climate change

Looking at environmental changes that occurred in ancient Earth, a research team finds new evidence of how the planet may handle excess carbon dioxide in the future.

11 May 2017

Best Research of 2016

35 highlights out of 474 reports representing the best of life sciences, chemistry, magnet science and technology, and condensed matter physics.

19 April 2017

Eminent scientist to join National MagLab

Lance Cooley, an expert in the field of applied superconductivity, will join the lab this summer.

12 April 2017

American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects lab director

Greg Boebinger becomes third MagLab scientist elected by his peers to one of the nation's most prestigious groups.

20 February 2017

MagLab rolls out red carpet for science at Open House

Featuring 100 demonstrations, the 2017 Open House will showcase the drama, romance and mystery of science.

24 January 2017

Mini magnet packs world-record, one-two punch

Game-changing technology may hold the key to ever-stronger magnets needed by scientists.