Inside the Fluxgate Gradiometer

Inside the Fluxgate Gradiometer

This article aims to describe in simple terms how a fluxgate operates, its use as a component in a gradiometer or on its own simply to measure the Earth’s or other similarly low magnetic field. There is no such thing as a definitive fluxgate design, there being many variants, each...

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Will Virtual Reality be the Most Unifying Technology Ever?

Will Virtual Reality be the Most Unifying Technology Ever?

I’ve had a hard time getting comfortable with the term “virtual reality”. Most people’s mental model of VR contains too much sci-fi, dystopian future baggage. VR technology is often branded as isolating, gamers-only, and a gateway to a future of blind-folded zombies. Since the term VR is here to stay,...

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