Magnetic Flux
Magnetic Flux is a measurement of magnetism exhibited by an object in a two dimensional area. This is also referred to as electromagnetism and is used to calculate the density of the magnetic field.
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How to Make a Magnet
The word magnet is derived from the Greek word 'magnítis líthos', which means 'magnesian stone'. The magnesian stone and lodestone are two naturally occurring permanent magnets. Currently, most magnets are now man-made. This...
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History of Magnetism
This article provides some information regarding the history of magnets, and the discovery of the natural force of magnetism. This history can be traced back to the Greek philosopher Thales in the 6th century. However, there are...
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How do Magnetic Fields Work
Magnetic field and its applications are a broad subject, having numerous applications in daily life. This article talks about its working and the principles governing it.
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Alnico Magnets
Alnico magnets are alloys, comprising mainly the metals aluminum (al), nickel (ni) and cobalt (co), with smaller amounts of copper, titanium and iron. These magnets feature strong corrosion resistance, low coercive force and...
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Rare-Earth Magnets
Not many of us know that there are magnets that made from elements other than iron. There are other strong magnets that are made from alloys of rare-earth elements. We discuss these magnets in this article.
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Difference Between Paramagnetism and Diamagnetism
Difference between paramagnetism and diamagnetism
Paramagnetism and diamagnetism are two distinct types of magnetic properties exhibited by the different elements in nature. Here, we shall learn more about each of them, and find out how they differ from one another.
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Properties and Examples of Ferromagnetic Materials
Example of ferromagnetic materials
Ferromagnetic materials are those substances which are strongly magnetized in the direction of the magnetic field when subjected to one. Examples of ferromagnetic materials include iron, nickel, cobalt, and rare earth materials.
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Facts about Magnets
Largest magnet in the world
Magnetism isn't just that fancy little pulling force which attracts iron objects, it's probably the biggest force keeping us alive. Technically speaking, a magnet is any object that creates a magnetic field. This magnetic field...
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Who discovered Magnets?
Discovery of magnets
We all know that magnets attract iron particles. We have seen fridge magnets, other decorative articles, and even some toys that use magnets. We have heard of the applications of magnetism in daily life. But have we thought of who...
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What is Magnetism?
Magnetism is the force that causes a magnet to attract a magnetic material. There are several types of magnetism classified according to the magnetic behavior exhibited by a magnet. This Buzzle article explains in detail about...
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Properties and Uses of a Bar Magnet
Bar magnet property and use
While magnets can be found in many types and forms, bar magnets are always rectangular in shape. In this Buzzle article, we shall take a look at the specific characteristics and traits that are displayed by these magnets, and study...
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Types of Magnets
Have you ever wondered about the types of magnets other than those adorning your refrigerator? In this Buzzle article, you will know how many types of magnets exist.
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The Uses of Magnets
Magnets, besides being fun to play with, have many uses. They are used in consumer as well as industrial goods. Let's get to know more about the uses of magnets.
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Magnetism Vs. Gravity
Gravity and magnetism are two fundamental forces that affect almost every phenomenon in nature. Through a magnetism vs gravity comparison, I present the prime differences in the nature of these forces.
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What are Neodymium Magnets?
Neodymium magnets are permanent magnets consisting of rare-earth elements. They have useful applications in many fields, but can cause fatal injury if not handled properly.
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The Effect of Magnetism on Plant Growth
You may think that magnetism is totally unrelated to botany and plants, in particular. However, several researches have consistently proven otherwise. In this Buzzle article, we shall find out how magnets and magnetism affect plant...
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