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Growing pains of 19th Century electromagnetism

2pm Saturday 24 July 2010

Audrey Wood Seminar Room, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford

The History of Physics Group of the Institute of Physics is arranging an afternoon meeting in Oxford devoted to some of the major difficulties is establishing electromagnetism in the later 19th century. These include the debates over the status of the law of Ampère relating the force between current elements; where is electromagnetic energy located?; and efforts to established absolute units in electromagnetism.

Chairman of the meeting Dr Peter Ford Advance Notice of the 2010 Group Annual General Meeting
This is for members only. Click here for details.

Mr Malcolm Cooper
Tel: 01472 389467

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