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Because they are not deflected by magnetic fields, gamma rays point back to their sources, revealing the whereabouts of the itinerant cosmic rays.The Milky Way’s newfound high-energy glow hints at the secrets of cosmic rays|Emily Conover|February 2, 2021|Science News
Armed with magnetometers for measuring magnetic fields, researchers also mapped out the magnetic orientation of seafloor rocks — how their iron-bearing minerals are oriented relative to Earth’s field.How the Earth-shaking theory of plate tectonics was born|Carolyn Gramling|January 13, 2021|Science News
Cosmologists have no end of ideas, but one overlooked option is the possible existence of magnetic fields at the birth of the universe.The Year in Physics|Michael Moyer|December 23, 2020|Quanta Magazine
When he then induced an artificial magnetic field around the tanks, the turtles continued in what they thought was a northeasterly direction.How Sea Turtles Find Their Way - Issue 94: Evolving|Jason G. Goldman|December 16, 2020|Nautilus
The combination of intense magnetic fields and hot gasses boiling up from below the surface creates the streaky appearance in the image, as hot and cool gas spiders out from the darker center, said the NSO in a press release.Images like this one could help reveal the Sun’s inner workings|María Paula Rubiano A.|December 11, 2020|Popular-Science
The eating disorder field remains divided over the potential efficacy of such measures.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“He was a brave field commander and an expert in intelligence, and in organizing popular and tribal forces,” said the eulogist.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If anything, officer training and in-field policing methodologies reinforce those beliefs.What Would Happen if I Got in White Cop’s Face?|Goldie Taylor|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then the commercial weight loss behemoths Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig joined this crowded field.Why Your New Year’s Diet Will Fail|Carrie Arnold|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was, we have to have a team, all the right balls, a big field, and everything has to look right and be right.Tim Howard’s Wall of Intensity|William O’Connor|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He distinguished himself in several campaigns, especially in the Peninsular war, and was raised to the rank of field marshal.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
There were two battalions, together about a thousand men; and they brought a field-piece with them.
The reveillée of the sleeping Mexicans was the discharge of our two field-pieces loaded with canister.
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
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A magnetic field is said to exist in a region if a force can be exerted on a magnet. If a compass needle is deflected when it is put at a particular location, we say a magnetic field exists at that point, and the strength of the field is measured by the strength of the force of the compass needle. The Earth, the sun, and the Milky Way galaxy all have magnetic fields. All known magnetic fields are caused by the movement of electrical charges. Electrons in orbit in atoms give rise to magnetic fields, so that every atom is, like the Earth, surrounded by a magnetic field. (See magnet and magnetism.)