“Specialized meaningless has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hallmark of true science.” Aldous Huxley, author (1894-1963).
Tuesday, 19 November 2013
Using heat to make magnets
EPFL scientists have provided the first evidence ever that it is possible to generate a magnetic field by using heat instead of electricity. The phenomenon is referred to as the Magnetic Seebeck effect or ‘thermomagnetism’.