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Swarm probes weakening of Earth’s magnetic field

In an area stretching from Africa to South America, Earth’s magnetic field is gradually weakening. This strange behaviour has geophysicists puzzled and is causing...

Advance could enable remote control of soft robots

Soft materials, such as rubber or polymers that can endure drastic changes to their shape, are promising for applications where flexibility and shapeshifting abilities...

Origins of Earth’s magnetic field remain a mystery

Microscopic minerals excavated from an ancient outcrop of Jack Hills, in Western Australia, have been the subject of intense geological study, as they seem...

Long-standing prediction of quantum physics experimentally proven

90 years ago, the physicist Hans Bethe postulated that unusual patterns, so-called Bethe strings, appear in certain magnetic solids. Now an international team has...

Are gamma ray burst is powered by the collapse of a...

When a massive star in a distant galaxy collapses, forming a black hole, two giant jets of light-emitting plasma shoot from its core. These...

Magnetic field on the surface of Mars is ten times stronger...

Magnetic field on the surface of Mars is ten times stronger than predicted, New data collected by magnetic sensors on board the NASA InSight...

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