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magnet

11/03/2021

Your Frequently asked questions answered

Our experts receive many questions regarding magnets, from how they work to how they are made – so with this in mind we have broken down the key information to answer the most common questions our experts receive to help you better understand the world of magnets! What is the difference between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet? A permanent magnet is a solid material that produces its own consistent magnetic field as the material is magnetised, however a magnetic field exerted by an electromagnet is produced by the flow... Read More

OUR EXPERTS’ FAVOURITE MAGNETS: NATHAN WALLACE 29/08/2017

Our Experts’ Favourite Magnets: Nathan Wallace

Welcome to week 4 of our Experts’ Favourite Magnets series. Over the past few weeks, our experts have revealed their favourite magnets and how you can use them at home or at work. Sadly, we are nearing the end of our blog post series with only 2 experts left to reveal their magnets *crowd gasps* … but don’t be too downhearted, we’ll be back with more great content! Today, Nathan ‘Mason’ Wallace takes the time to tell us about his magnet of choice. In keeping with tradition, here’s a bit... Read More

10/03/2017

British Science Week 2017!

Find out about British Science Week and how you can get involved! Science is in the air as British Science Week 2017 gets underway! From the 10th – 19th March, a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths begins with schools, science enthusiasts and professionals getting involved in a range of events across the UK!  Here is everything you need to know…

08/10/2013
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Can a magnet damage my smartphone?

Anyone working with or near magnets will have been made aware of the many health and safety warnings regarding magnets. One warning has always been that you must keep magnets away from computers, credit cards, and even your phone. So, do magnets pose a threat to phones and other modern technology? If so, what threats do they pose and how strong must a magnet be to damage a phone, and what parts of the device would be susceptible to damage? The whole idea can be traced back to older pieces... Read More