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Re: magnets in HDs

Original poster: "Ben McMillen by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <spoonman534-at-yahoo-dot-com>

  When you break a magnet, you essentially create two new
poles opposite to that of the original poles on each half..

Coiling In Pittsburgh
Ben McMillen

> what I have always wondered is why you cant put a magnet
> back together 
> once you break one in half.....  the joint is perfectly
> matched .....   
> but it still repells each of the matching halves no
> matter how hard 
> t\you try to press them back together....  :)
> Scot D