What year were magnets invented?

Answer Magnets were not invented. The first magnets were discovered in the form of a naturally mineral called ferric ferrite in 600 B.C. In 1740, a man named Gowen Knight created the first artificial magn... Read More »

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Who invented flexible magnets?

In 1934, Max Baermann invented the flexible magnet also called "magnetic rubber." Flexible magnets, inserted into refrigerator gaskets, ensure the door shuts hermetically, or airtight. Flexible mag... Read More »

Who invented the making of electricity with magnets?

The theory of electromagnetism was put forth by Heinrich Hertz (1857-1894), a German physicist. Hertz built the first electromagnet, designed to use magnets to produce electricity, based on James C... 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 »

Who invented pickleball&what year was it invented?

Pickleball was invented in 1965 by Joel Pritchard and Bill Bell. The court included a badminton net that had been lowered to a height of 36 inches. A plastic ball was used along with paddles that w... Read More »