Happy Earth Day to Our Favorite Magnet!

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Yes! It’s Earth Day. And yes, the Earth is a magnet, albeit a weak one. You see, the Earth has solid inner core at its center; surrounded by a dense, super-heated liquid outer core; a mantle of solid bulk around that; and a thin outer later, called the crust. The liquid outer core is made […]

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The Truth About True North

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Look out Santa! We’ve got some surprising news that’ll knock your (woolen) socks off! You know that trusty, dusty compass you’ve counted on to show you true north and guide you home for all these years? Well, it might not be so trustworthy, after all. See, your compass works because a magnetic pin inside spins […]

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