Iron fillings and solar explosions

Magnetic fields are weird. They interact with each other in non-intuitive ways. If you’re one of those who didn’t feel anxiety in physics class, you probably think I’m crazy saying this now. You’re used to magnetic fields.

Tell you what: I’ll never get used to them. Magnetic field lines – whatever these really are – turn in on themselves to cause the solar system’s largest explosions, for example.

Yes, that image from last week’s Nerdy Stuff shows you one of these explosions. Up there’s another one of them. 😉

Image source
Image credits: NOAA/NASA

1 Comment

  1. Classy image, thank’s author for posting. Nowdays we need time to look for a proper content, especially about some nerdy stuff. I think like day or two find guys, which are making cool reviews about solar panels. See this for instant information about how to find a better way to run from the energy-bills. Might say that to be smart person, is not only know many things and understand how the world “works”, but try to make better world like a place where we live. And our kids will live after us… A little dramatic but I really think so.


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