Thought for the month

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.”
Attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte, Statesman (1769-1821).

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’.

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