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October 31, 2018
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Atomic Magnetometer Could Have Biomedical, Navigation Applications

Measuring very small changes in the brain’s magnetic fields could lead to a better understanding of maladies such as epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury, but the equipment used for such measurements today is bulky and expensive. Scientists … Continue reading

November 13, 2016
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Research resolves a debate over ‘killer electrons’ in space

Findings by UCLA-led team hold promise for new ways to protect telecommunication and navigation satellites New findings by a UCLA-led international team of researchers answer a fundamental question about our space environment and will help scientists develop methods to protect … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
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Consistency of Earth’s magnetic field history surprises scientists

Washington, D.C.—Earth’s magnetic field is generated by the motion of liquid iron in the planet’s core. This “geodynamo” occasionally reverses its polarity—the magnetic north and south poles swap places. The switch occurs over a few thousand years, and the time … Continue reading

February 5, 2015
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A lab with a magnetism all its own

Ariana Fernandez and her magnetometer have a terrific view of Peru. Admittedly, it’s no postcard image. Fernandez, a senior majoring in archaeological studies, goes in more for soil samples than scenic vistas. Yet with her bits of burnt earth and … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
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Bringing a Spacecraft Back from the Dead

A UA engineering student is part of a team trying to awaken an abandoned NASA space probe and put it back to work in outer space. More than 25 years ago, an abandoned NASA spacecraft fulfilled its mission, fell silent … Continue reading

December 12, 2013
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Hubble Sees Evidence of Water Vapor at Jupiter Moon

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has observed water vapor above the frigid south polar region of Jupiter’s moon Europa, providing the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting off the moon’s surface. Previous scientific findings from other sources already point to … Continue reading

December 1, 2013
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Researchers Integrate Single-Crystal BFO onto a Silicon Chip, Open Door to Smart Devices

Researchers from North Carolina State University have for the first time integrated a material called bismuth ferrite (BFO) as a single crystal onto a silicon chip, opening the door to a new generation of multifunctional, smart devices. BFO has both … Continue reading

November 23, 2013
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Diamond Imperfections Pave the Way to Technology Gold

Berkeley Study Provides Unprecedented Details on Ultrafast Processes in Diamond Nitrogen Vacancy Centers From supersensitive detections of magnetic fields to quantum information processing, the key to a number of highly promising advanced technologies may lie in one of the most … Continue reading