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Electricity moving in a wire makes a circular magnetic field.
Where: Gallery 2: Tinkering
"Clouds" of iron particles dart and dance in a magnetic field.
A magnet's force gathers and disperses a magnetic fluid in dynamic patterns.
Where: This exhibit is not currently on view.
Magnets in the pendulum and the disks transfer energy back and forth, making the pendulum swing in unpredictable ways.
A magnetized mass of steel washers offers endless sculptural and experimental diversion.
(Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
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