MagnetometerA magnetometer is a scientific instrument used to measure thestrength or direction of the magnetic field, produced either in thelaboratory or existing in nature. The Earths magnetic field (themagnetosphere) varies from place to place, for various reasonssuch as inhomogeneity of rocks and the interaction betweencharged particles from the Sun and the magnetosphere.Magnetometers are a frequent component instrument onspacecraft that explore planets.
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Unix Philosophy 101small well deﬁned tools‘pipable’ (think chaining)worse is better
More Unix PhilosophySmall is beautiful.Make each program do one thing well.Build a prototype as soon as possible.Choose portability over efficiency.Store data in ﬂat text ﬁles.Use software leverage to your advantage.Use shell scripts to increase leverage and portability.Avoid captive user interfaces.Make every program a ﬁlter.