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See examples of ferrofluids, which are man- made liquid magnets.  Find out how these liquid magnets are made, what possible future applications might turn up, and how ferrofluid patterns imitate art.
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Electricity & Magnetism
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Fluids
- Dynamics of Fluids
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Keywords: liquid magnets, micromagnets
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/ferrofluids.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Ferrofluid Fun (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/ferrofluids.cfm>.
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Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Ferrofluid Fun. Retrieved September 17, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/ferrofluids.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Ferrofluid Fun. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/ferrofluids.cfm (accessed 17 September 2014).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Ferrofluid Fun. College Park: American Physical Society. 17 Sep. 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/ferrofluids.cfm>.
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