Magnetically Explosive

If you have a character with powers similar to the Master of Magnetism from Marvel Comics, then this story might appeal to you. As it turns out, magnetic force can be used to make things explode. Click the link to learn more:

Scientists blow up their lab after creating strongest magnet ever

Hard Science — September 28, 2018

It’s a record magnetic field, but… yeah. That didn’t last long.

Key Takeaways

  • Scientists knew that it would probably explode, but they did not expect to reach such a record magnetic field.
  • Magnetic fields are measured in teslas, after Nikola Tesla.
  • This one reached a record 1,200 teslas, 400 times stronger than an MRI; watch it explode in the video

“With magnetic fields above 1,000 teslas, you open up some interesting possibilities,” lead researcher Takeyama explained. “You can observe the motion of electrons outside the material environments they are normally within. So we can study them in a whole new light and explore new kinds of electronic devices. This research could also be useful to those working on fusion power generation.”

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