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Category: Bizarre | Posted on 5-25-2014 | 17 comments
Eccentric inventor Colin Furze has successfully built Magneto-inspired shoes that stick to the ceiling.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 7-12-2012 | 10 comments
Scientists have been studying how some animals use magnetic navigation to find their way around.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 4-13-2012 | 8 comments
It still isn't clear how pigeons are able to detect magnetic fields to help them navigate when flying.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 4-6-2011 | 3 comments
The Messenger spacecraft's year-long mission in orbit around the planet Mercury has now begun.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 6-1-2009 | 11 comments
The Earth's protective shield, the magnetosphere, may not only be protecting us from the harmful charged particles streaming from the Sun but may also be losing...
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 1-8-2009 | 1 comment
The Earth is dressed in layers that protect it from the sun's fierce winds, and scientists have identified a new one they call a "warm plasma cloak.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 12-21-2008 | 1 comment
The closer scientists look at Saturn's small moon Enceladus, the more they find evidence of an active world.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 12-20-2008 | 3 comments
Scientists have found two large leaks in Earth's magnetosphere, the region around our planet that shields us from severe solar storms.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 10-30-2008 | 2 comments
Nasa spinoff firm the Ad Astra Rocket Company has announced a key milestone in ground testing of its prototype plasma drive technology, Variable Specific Impuls...
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 8-17-2008 | 3 comments
NASA is considering flying a prototype plasma rocket engine designed by a former astronaut to the International Space Station for testing, officials said Wednes...