How it works: MRI Machines and Magnets

How it works: MRI Machines and Magnets

How Magnets are used within MRI machines When we think about magnets and where we may find them being used around us, many of us forget about the world of medicine. A little known fact is that magnets are used within MRI machines with the help of radio waves to take a...
Who First Discovered Magnets?

Who First Discovered Magnets?

Who First Discovered Magnets There’s a lot of conflicting opinions as to who exactly discovered the first magnets,  on the one hand some argue that it was Ancient China and on the other hand others argue Ancient Greece. However, in 2500 BC, Ancient China were the...
How magnets help us navigate the sky

How magnets help us navigate the sky

How Magnets Help Us Navigate The Skies The History of the Compass The magnetic compass dates back to the Chinese Han Dynasty in 206 BC and relied on a naturally occurring magnetized rock whose iron ore strangely demonstrated magnetic properties. This rock was later...