Story: Magnetic field

A magnetometer

A magnetometer

Magnetometers are scientific instruments that measure the strength of magnetic fields.

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Tony Hurst, 'Magnetic field - The magnetic field and its direction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 October 2022)

Story by Tony Hurst, published 12 Jun 2006