The Power Of Magnets

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Magnets are fascinating and captivating. Their ability to attract and repel by means of an invisible force seems impossible. But the potential of magnetic power goes far beyond the ability of a magnet to stick to a fridge or pick up a pile of paperclips. Scientists and engineers are harnessing the power of magnets like never before and the implications on the future of technology, transportation, and even space exploration are just now being realized.

This series explores some of the most promising and exciting applications of magnets today. Learn about how magnets are being used to create the next generation of smartphones. Explore a futuristic concept of space propulsion that uses magnetic energy instead of fuel. Imagine an elevator that can move along magnetic tracks in any direction.

Below are five opportunities to learn about the most exciting ways magnets will, undoubtedly, shape our future.

Magnets allow slim pieces of hardware, called Moto Mods, to snap easily into place on Motorola's new Moto Z smartphone.

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Electromagnetic propulsion may make interstellar travel possible.

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Electromagnets could replace traditional elevator cables and allow elevator cars to move in all directions.

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The company Correlated Magnets has engineered a way to print custom magnetic fields and the implications are huge.

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Maglev trains have already broken land-speed records.

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This Curiosity article is sponsored by Motorola Magnets