A team at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Hefei, Anhui province has built the world’s strongest magnet for scientific research. Photo: Handout
A team at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Hefei, Anhui province has built the world’s strongest magnet for scientific research. Photo: Handout
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China has launched the world’s most powerful magnet for scientific research

  • Facility is not much bigger than a coin but it can create a stable magnetic field of 45.22 tesla – over a million times stronger than that of the Earth
  • Team at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ High Magnetic Field Laboratory achieved their goal after making ‘major technological breakthrough’

A team at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Hefei, Anhui province has built the world’s strongest magnet for scientific research. Photo: Handout
A team at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Hefei, Anhui province has built the world’s strongest magnet for scientific research. Photo: Handout
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