Magnets in the News

  1. All About Magnetic Lashes

    All About Magnetic Lashes
    One of the latest fashion trends that refuses to slow down is having longer, fuller lashes. In everyone’s search for the latest and greatest tricks in the beauty world, magnetic lashes are proving to be a viable option.  Rather than using a traditional adhesive, these lashes are held together by -- you guessed it -- tiny magnets. Essentially, they work...
  2. COVID-19 –– Essential Business Update

    In light of current events, we want to provide our customers with an update on our current status: As an “essential” business, Apex Magnets remains open and continues to operate and ship as normal.  According to the US Department of Homeland Security and the “critical infrastructure” portion of the Coronavirus Guidance for America, Both the federal government and the state...
  3. NASA Detects Ancient Magnetism on Surface of Mars

    NASA Detects Ancient Magnetism on Surface of Mars
    Learning more about Mars has been one of NASA’s top priorities over the last several years. One of their newest discoveries, thanks to NASA’s InSight Lander, indicates that Mars’ magnetism is much stronger than previously anticipated.  Continue reading →
  4. A Possible Alternative to Traditional Security Metal Detectors

    A Possible Alternative to Traditional Security Metal Detectors
    A low-cost, compact, and low-power metal detector has been created by a team led by Huan Li at the China Institute of Geosciences. In addition to this device is used to identify the unique magnetic fingerprints of small metallic objects, it would allow for significant reductions in the size and the energy requirements of security screening systems.  Continue reading →
  5. A Team From Purdue Has Made the Fastest Spinning Object Ever, In a Vacuum

    A Team From Purdue Has Made the Fastest Spinning Object Ever, In a Vacuum
    A team of researchers from Purdue have measured vacuum friction for the first time in history. By making the fastest spinning object ever with a laser-like 150-nanometer spinning silica ball, this team showed how a tiny ball of silicon dioxide that rotates 300 billion times per second has been able to detect torque, for the first time ever.  Continue reading →
  6. Hustle Bike Labs Working to Create Magnetic REM Bike Pedals

    Hustle Bike Labs Working to Create Magnetic REM Bike Pedals
    A Colorado startup company called Hustle Bike Labs has embarked on a new project to create REM magnetic bicycle pedals. Why? A magnetic pedal can replace traditional clipless pedals to provide easier foot engagement and freedom of movement while still maintaining the same level of safety of typical platforms. We’ve used our latest blog to detail the exciting news for you!    Continue reading →
  7. How Magnets Are Improving Virtual Reality Gaming

    How Magnets Are Improving Virtual Reality Gaming
    With real-life graphics through revolutionary technology, virtual reality has quickly taken over the world of video gaming. The concept of virtual reality is like none other before. It actually allows you to experience your favorite video game in first-person as if you’re the main character. Whether it’s sports games – like tennis or baseball – or story-mode war games, virtual reality lets you put your skills to the test. The technology is relatively new, so improvements are still in the works to make virtual reality gaming increasingly realistic and efficient. And magnets are playing a key role in them.  Continue reading →
  8. Can You Use Magnets for Bungee Jumping? Not So Fast

    Can You Use Magnets for Bungee Jumping?  Not So Fast
    For thrill seekers, bungee jumping is an exhilarating experience like none other. Just imagine the feeling of free-falling from a dangerously high cliff and stopping just before you hit the ground from an elastic cord that slingshots you back up into the air. It’s certainly not for everyone, but – like skydiving out of planes – some people love it.  Continue reading →
  9. Magnetism in Space

    Magnetism in Space
    We are constantly learning about new findings of magnetism in space. From space migrations and magnetic levitation to helping astronauts reach faraway planets, magnetism plays a key role in our studies of the galaxy beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Read more about what magnetic knowledge we gained in 2019 relating to space. Continue reading →
  10. New Study Suggests The End of the Lunar Dynamo Happened 1B Years Ago

    New Study Suggests The End of the Lunar Dynamo Happened 1B Years Ago
    The moon is known to have likely lost its magnetic field after an internal dynamo stopped firing, the question has remained, however, of when. A team led by Said Mighani from MIT’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and Huapei Wang from the China University of Geosciences, have been studying the moon’s magnetic field for several years, and think they found an answer.  Continue reading →

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