Can magnets be turned on and off?

Answer Traditional hard magnets (magnets which have permanent magnetization) and soft magnets (magnets which lose their magnetization over time) cannot be turned on and off. However, a nanotechnology team... Read More »

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My grandchildren were playing with magnets near the pc & the screen turned different colors. Is this permanent?

No, if it's a CRT monitor (cathode ray tube - not a flat screen) you'll probably find an option on the front panel controls called "de-gauss" select it and the screen will shake and -hopefully- res... Read More »

Science Projects for Permanent Magnets Vs. Temporary Magnets?

Hands-on learning is an excellent way to teach scientific concepts. Projects that demonstrate the difference between permanent magnets and temporary magnets are easy and inexpensive to create. Temp... Read More »

If you are soon to be 16 and you think you might be pregnant by your boyfriend who just turned 18 and you are not sure if it was conceived before or after he turned 18 can your parents press charges?

Answer It depends on if you are classified as a minor in the State you live in. Yes, if you are a minor you parents could press charges against your boyfriend, but it hardly makes sense to do so b... Read More »

My printer won't respond when I try to print. Troubleshooter says it is turned off, but it is turned on.?

It may be offlineFirst, check to see if all connections are secure and in placeStart Devices and printersRight click your printer iconSelect see what's printingClick on the word printerRemove ch... Read More »