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Thanks to the magnetic compasses hidden in volcanic rocks ancient and new, scientists know where each tectonic jigsaw piece has been over eons of time.The New Historian of the Smash That Made the Himalayas|Robin George Andrews|April 14, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Lohmann suspected that something more sophisticated than a magnetic compass alone keeps sea turtles on a safe trajectory.
Sea turtles are born not just with a magnetic compass, but also with a magnetic map.
Muscovites call their favorite station “Ukho Moskvy” (Ear of Moscow) and see it as an institution, a compass for society.The Kremlin Is Killing Echo of Moscow, Russia’s Last Independent Radio Station|Anna Nemtsova|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He repeated it again, slowly: “He has no values…He has no moral compass whatsoever.”
In the future, the ship could be fitted with futuristic lasers and electro-magnetic rail-guns too.Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat?|Dave Majumdar|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both are the result of magnetic activity on the sun, but a solar flare has more energy than a CME.The Sun Is Pummeling Earth. Now What? Solar Storms for Dummies|Lizzie Crocker|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That shows the magnetic field at work protecting us from these highly energetic particles.
He went off whistling, and Isabel raised her hand and looked at it meditatively; his own had been unexpectedly warm and magnetic.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
She habitually ate chocolates for their sustaining quality; they contained much nutriment in small compass, she said.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The manual compass on these organs seldom extended higher than f2 or g3, though it often went down to GG.
Later it was extended to F, 30 notes, which is the compass generally found in England.
This was the point of compass revealed by the astrologer as most favourable to the young candidate for manly honours.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike