Re: Effects of magnetic water on plants?
- From: "Rupert" <reply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 21:29:07 -0000
"Martin Brown" <|||email@example.com> wrote in message
> Alan Holmes wrote:
>> "Nick Maclaren" <nmm1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>In article <RZVyf.2396$0N1.881@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>>>Alan Holmes <alan.holmes@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>I didn't know you could magnetise water!
>>>You can magnetise pretty well anything at 10 tesla.
>> What is a tesla, does it hurt?
> Only if you are wearing a mild steel belt buckle (or anything else
> ferromagnetic). Really high power magnets are surrounded by warnings.
> Telsa was a Russian guy heavily into arcs and sparks - and ultimately
> responsible for the adoption of AC mains power distribution (Edison wanted
> DC). He also gave his name to the SI unit of magnetic field strength.
> The best neodymium rare earth alloy magnets these days are of order 1T. I
> doubt very much if the scam artists are selling are selling anything like
> top grade ones. Copper magnetic jewellry works by a powerful placebo
> effect - the more you have paid for it the more effective you will find it
> to be. The following is a reasonably fun toy science magnet site.
> High end superconducting magnets used for NMR imaging are around 1-2T and
> analysis now can be made up to 20T or so. They affect the spins of atomic
> nuclei rather than the puny electrons responsible for chemistry. The world
> record synthetic magnetic field is about one order of magnitude higher
> If unshielded they wipe bank cards in the blink of an eye.
> Martin Brown
That's why The Chemists look at the puny electrons by ESR ;-)
Big ain't always beautiful
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