magnetism

Jupiter’s Moons Leave Signature Spots In Its Aurorae

Jupiter’s Moons Leave Signature Spots In Its Aurorae

Despite being wildly different from Earth in almost every way, Jupiter does feature some familiar phenomena — including aurorae, what we call the Northern and Southern lights. But Jupiter’s aurorae have something Earth’s don’t: Strange features caused by the Jovian moons.

Man Carrying Oxygen Tank Dies After Being Sucked Into MRI Machine

Man Carrying Oxygen Tank Dies After Being Sucked Into MRI Machine

MRI machines use a powerful magnetic field to produce internal images of the human body. The magnetic fields are so powerful that hospitals take great care to ensure no iron-containing metals come near the machines while they are in use. In rare cases, however, mistakes happen. This past weekend, an…