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Title: Sketches of the History of Electromagnetics
Url: http://history.hyperjeff.net/electromagnetism
Creator: Biggus, Jeff
Publisher: HyperJeff Network
Description: Authored by Jeff Biggus, this website provides a history of light, electricity, magnetism and electromagnetic theory, placed in a linked timeline order with corresponding biographical sketches. The sketch traces the history from antiquity to the experiments done by Patrick Blackett and Giuseppe Occhialini in 1933. The page is personally authored and published, but Biggus does provide the sources of his research and footnotes those on the site. While just a broad overview, this is still a worthwhile source for a quick history of electromagnetism.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- History
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- Electromagnetism. Electromagnetics
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Magnetism -- History
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Social studies -- History
Key Concept: Physics -- Electricity
Physics -- Electromagnetism
Physics -- Magnetism
Date Issued: 2009
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: HyperJeff Network
Access Rights: Free access
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