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Up the magnetic pressure

Observations of a phenomenon known as the magnetic fountain effect in superfluid helium are not just beautiful experiments, but could also supply a tool for studying many other exotic magnetic phenomena.

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Figure 1: The magnetic fountain effect.

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Fisher, S., Pickett, G. Up the magnetic pressure. Nature 444, 832–833 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/444832a

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