Magnets from Mini to Mighty
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Magnet Lab Resources
- MagLab Dictionary
Definitions of permanent, resistive and superconducting magnets – and related terms – explained by MagLab experts.
- Meet the Magnets
We’d like to introduce you to a few of the amazing magnets that make our facility so unique and make possible new discoveries in science.
- Make an Electromagnet
This audio slideshow explains how to make a simple electromagnet right at home.
- Making Resistive Magnets
At the MagLab, we don't just do research with magnets, we build them, too – some of the best in the world.
- Science, Magnets & You
A standards-based, interdisciplinary curriculum for elementary students and teachers.
- Try This at Home
Hey, kids! Do try these cool science activities at home!
- Timeline of Electricity and Magnetism
Our timeline guides you through the highlights of electricity and magnetism across the globe and the centuries.
- Pioneers in Electricity and Magnetism
Learn about the men and women behind such common science terms as amp, hertz and tesla.
- Electricity and Magnetism on the Web
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- Pulsed Magnets
The MagLab's Pulsed Field Science Facility at the Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Superconductivity: Current in a Cape and Thermal Tights
They don’t call it super for nothing. Once you get a superconductor going, it’ll keep on ticking like the Energizer Bunny, only a lot longer.
- Maglev Trains
Around the world, scientists and engineers have been developing maglev trains – trains that levitate above a magnetic field.
- MRI: A Guided Tour
These awesome diagnostic tools, powered by strong superconducting magnets, save countless lives with their ability to pinpoint tumors and other abnormalities.
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