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105 - Prof Bryan Gaensler - Magnetism in the Universe

28 Dec 2009, 12:13 UTC
105 - Prof Bryan Gaensler - Magnetism in the Universe
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In this episode, I speak to Professor Bryan Gaensler from the University of Sydney on the topic of Magnetism in the Universe, which was only discovered in the 20th century.
- What is a magnet?
- What objects in the universe are magnetic?
- How are magnets detected in space?
- How do we detect magnetic fields, despite the fact they are invisible?
- What is the relationship between magnetism and the formation of galaxies?
- How is magnetism related to the existance of life?
- Could we exist without magnetism?
- What does this mean for space exploration?
- Magnetism and Faraday Rotation
- The relationships between magnetism and sun spots
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In this episode, I speak to Professor Bryan Gaensler from the University of Sydney on the topic of Magnetism in the Universe, which was only discovered in the 20th century. - What is a magnet? - What objects in the universe are magnetic? - How are magnets detected in space? - How do we detect magnetic fields, despite the [...]

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