In many ways, magnets are still mysterious. They get their (often powerful) effects from the microscopic interactions of individual electrons, and from the interplay between their collective behavior at different scales. But if you can’t move these electrons around to study how factors like symmetry impact the larger-scale magnetic effects, what can you do instead?

Via:: https://phys.org/news/2017-06-magnets.html

Magnets, all the way down!

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