New metal alloy to aid planetary science research 

New metal alloy to aid planetary science research – UPI.com

“Jan. 31 (UPI) — Researchers have developed a new metal alloy with unique electromagnetic properties — properties they hope can help them recreate the magnetic forces generated by the cores of stars and planets.

The alloy, called eGaIn, consists of various particles suspended in a combination of indium and gallium. When the liquid metal flows, it becomes highly conductive and generates strong magnetic fields.”

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