Magnetism

Did you know the sun is highly magnetic? Or that you can create a power propulsion system using magnets? Learn all about magnetism in these videos.

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Assignment Discovery: Magnetism of the Sun

Did you know the sun is highly magnetic? See how magnetism affects solar emissions on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."


Did you know the sun is highly magnetic? See how magnetism affects solar emissions on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
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Assignment Discovery: Magnetism of the Sun

Dave creates a compass out of magnet from a dive mask, water, and a flashlight lens.
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Dual Survival: Scratch Compass

Engineers are testing an experimental train that floats on a magnetic field, called Maglev, for magnetic levitation. Learn more about this speedy vehicle on Discovery Channel's series, "Extreme Engineering."
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Extreme Engineering: Maglev Train

See how magnets are used to generate power in this video from Planet Green's "G Word" series.
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G Word: Magnetic Power

Watch to see how Kari creates a power propulsion system without any moving parts.
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Head Rush: Magnetic Boats

In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Hyperspeed," Engineer Robert Budell explains the technology behind magnetic levitation trains, the fastest trains on the planet.
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Hyperspeed: World's Fastest Train

It's important to understand where dogs come from. In this webisode of Animal Planet's "It's Me or the Dog," Victoria gives a fun lesson with fridge magnets.
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It's Me or the Dog: Understanding Dog Packs

The ability to levitate objects through magnetism is investigated on The Science Channel's "Kapow! Superhero Science."
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Kapow Superhero Science: Magnetic Levitation

Will your tattoo, which contains traces of metal, explode during an MRI? See what Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Scottie Chapman discovered in 2004.
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MythBusters: Exploding Tattoo MiniMyth

Penn and Teller reveal how they concocted the magnet tattoo removal lie.
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Penn & Teller Tell A Lie: Magnet Tattoo Removal

On Discovery Channel's "Really Big Things," host Matt Rogers shows us how to move steel. In order to move steel you must use a large magnet.
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Really Big Things: Moving Steel

In the printing process, you must feed what is called a kite. The kite is a magnetic proof of a newspaper. See how it is lined up to giant rolls of paper with host Matt Rogers on Discovery Channel's "Really Big Things."
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Really Big Things: Printing Process of Feeding the Kite

Learn how to attach guitar strings to a guitar on Discovery Channel's "Some Assembly Required."
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Some Assembly Required: Guitar Strings

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