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
It has been experienced by most of us, whether you were rubbing a party balloon on your head and sticking it to the wall or shuffling your feet across the floor to give your friends or family an electric shock. Static electricity has occasionally added a little spark to everyone’s day. Every year national static electricity day is celebrated on the 9th January. The day is dedicated to the observance of static electricity and explores how we may cause it. Static electricity is vastly different from the electrical current that... Read More
We’re on the verge of a once in an eleven-year solar event that sounds as impossible as it does fascinating, if not a little menacing - a solar field reversal.