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First of several linked files, telling the early history of the compass (discovered in China) and how Robert Norman in 1581 showed the magnetic force was not horizontal but slanted downwards, followed by William...
This page, authored and curated by David P. Stern, and its annex describes, in trivial terms, the physics of magnetic fields and the history of its discovery. Included is the work of Halley, Oersted, Ampere and Maxwell....
This web page, authored and curated by David P. Stern, describes the causes of naturally occurring magnetite magnets, or 'lodestones.' It explains theories about the function of lightening and heat in such processes,...
This material uses the Sun as an example of diverse parts of physics. Topics include weather and climate, magnetism and the interplanetary field, color, spectra and the electromagnetic spectrum, nuclear energy and its...
This series of web pages provides information on a range of topics regarding charged particles. Starting with the properties of atomic electrons, this material describes the Edison and photoelectric effects, the...
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