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electromagnetism

i lek troh mag nuh ti zuhm

  • n  magnetism produced by an electric current
    electromagnetism was discovered when it was observed that a copper wire carrying an electric current can magnetize pieces of iron or steel near it
  • n  the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena

  • His theory of beta decay introduced the last of the four basic forces known in nature (gravity, electromagnetism and, operating within the nucleus of the atom, the strong force and .
  • Far from posing idle brain teasers, her research might solve one of physics' great mysteriesnamely, why gravity is so weak in contrast to electromagnetism and other forces.
  • Though occupied with his lonely struggle to unify gravity and electromagnetism in a single mathematical framework, he watched Germany's saber rattling with alarm.
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  • OSU engineer loved work, husband, animals — life
    They lived only a few miles apart, and they sometimes walked the same halls of the same Ohio State University laboratory building. But it took a research conference on electromagnetism in Canada to bring them together.
    July 27, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch
Quotes

  • John Pendry in BBC News
    These metamaterials have opened a new chapter in electromagnetism. We've opened the door into the secret garden,co-author Professor John Pendry, from Imperial College London, told BBC News.
  • Richard Dawkins in Skeptical Inquirer
    Newton's dissection of the rainbow into light of different wavelengths led onto Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism and thence to Einstein's theory of special relativity,notes Dawkins, adding: "If you think the rainbow has poetic mystery,...

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