Magnetic Field

Magnetic Field

C027/9668 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 24.7MB

Downloadable file size: 9.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

Credit: Phil Degginger/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Bar magnet showing 3-D magnetic field with iron filings. The magnetic field induces magnetism in each of the filings, which then line up in the field. Although the field is actually continuous, interactions between the filings cause them to accumulate in thin arcing lines.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 3-d, aligning, arcing pattern, attracted, attracting, attraction, bar magnet, demonstration, experiment, ferromagnetic, ferrous, force, iron, iron filing, iron filings, magnet, magnetic, magnetic field, magnetic poles, magnetism, metal, physical, physics, pole, repelled, repulsion, school science

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.