Posts Tagged ‘magnetic field’

Migratory Birds and AM Radio

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
birds, robins, electromagnetic, magnetic field, migration

Can a small amount of electromagnetic noise disturb birds’ sense of direction?

Juno to Jupiter

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
juno, jupiter, earth, nasa, moon, flyby, magnetic field, formation, planet

Juno is on its way to Jupiter, but first it made a quick Earth flyby…

How Much Do Black Holes Eat?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
nasa, chandra, black holes, accretion, pulsars, magnetic field

How can we “see” how much the black hole in the center of our galaxy is eating?

Plasmaspheric Wind

Monday, July 8th, 2013
heliosphere, space wind, earth, magnetic field, magnetosphere, plasmasphere, plasma, magnetic activity, cluster spacecraft, charged particles, atmosphere, wind, solar system

Scientists proposed the existence of a space wind surrounding Earth about 20 years ago, but direct detection has eluded scientists until now.

Where is Voyager 1?

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
Heliosphere, interstellar space, sun, voyager, magnetic field, solar wind, interstellar gas, spacecraft, heliosheath, magnetic highway, charged particles, cosmic rays, heliosheath depletion region

We thought Voyager 1, our farthest spacecraft, had arrived at edge of the heliosphere, but there is something fishy about Voyager 1’s new data.

Salmon Sense of Direction

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
salmon, earth, magnetic field, fraser, sockeye, migration,

How do salmon find their way, thousands of miles from home?

Voyager at Magnetic Highway

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Voyager 1, the most-distant spacecraft, has merged onto the “magnetic highway.”

The Magnetized Moon

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Two new studies attempt to solve the mystery of the moon’s magnetism.

Extreme Bats

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010
Vermin Inc

Bats. They’re flying mammals. They echolocate. But wait, there’s more.

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