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At Black Sand, see the shape of an invisible magnetic field.
A magnetized mass of steel washers offers endless sculptural and experimental diversion.
A magnet's force gathers and disperses a magnetic fluid in dynamic patterns.
Magnets transfer energy back and forth, making the pendulum swing in unpredictable ways.
"Clouds" of iron particles dart and dance in a magnetic field.
Power these appliances with your feet!
Try building these circuits found in everyday objects.
Electricity moving in a wire makes a circular magnetic field.
This exhibit demonstrates the principles by which a motor functions.
Change the measured weight of an object—without touching it.
For magnets, strength isn’t necessarily in numbers.
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