Results for: Magnetism

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What can a magnet do?

Magnets attract metal objects. They are also used to hold things up  against the refrigerator. They attract things like paper clips,  nuts and bolts, and they also attract o (MORE)

What is magnetic?

Magnetic is defined as very alluring or attractive. It is also  defined as capable of having the properties of a magnet. A magnet  creates a magnetic field using electric cu (MORE)

What are magnets?

Magnets are objects or structures that exhibit an electromagnetic field formed by the alignment of their atomic structure. They attract iron and other materials by including t (MORE)

What causes magnetism in a magnet?

Magnetism is caused when all the atoms of a metal like lodestone, iron, cobalt, nickel, or gadolinium are lined up in one direction. If this happens during the cooling process (MORE)
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What can you do with magnets?

Magnets moved past coils of wire generate all the electricity on Earth. Magnets will attract or push away a coil of wire with a current flowing in it. All electric motors us (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

Is tungsten magnetic or non-magnetic?

It's not. I was silly enough to try and mess on my Adidas Predator boots (which has a tungsten material) with a magnet and it didn't stick at all.
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Why can heating a magnet remove its magnetism?

A magnet obtains its properties by aligning the molecules, or at least the magnetic domains of them. When heated, the magnetic domains, in common with the other molecular pr (MORE)
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What are magnetic and non - magnetic materials?

Materials such as nickel , cobalt , iron which are attracted by a magnet are called magnetic materials . Materials such as plastic , cotton , wool which are not attracted by (MORE)
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What does a Magnet do?

    A magnet attracts other metal objects to it. This is done by combining the following materials: iron, boron, and neodymium. These materials make a magnet, and a ma (MORE)
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Is a static magnet a permanent magnet?

Yes, maybe, but probably not. This is not the most common way of describing matters and the term "static magnet" does not have a defined meaning and established usage, so on (MORE)