How magnets

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How can every substance be converted into a magnet (at room temperature)?
 

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How can every substance be converted into a magnet (at room temperature)?
No, not every substance can be converted into a magnet. Why do you say that ? May I know please ?

Are you asking a method to convert every substance to magnet ,or are you asking how it can be converted to magnet ?
 
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How can every substance be converted into a magnet (at room temperature)?
Not sure the context of your question, but fundamentally every electron, proton and neutron is a tiny magnet. Most substances do not show coordinated magnetic behavior of the electrons (the strongest magnets) at room temperature.

... but I suppose, if you got down to one molecule of a substance and made sure it had an odd number of electrons (the electron magnets tend to pair and cancel themselves out), you could in theory convert the substance into a magnet.
 

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