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written by David Stern
This site presents the basic ideas of magnetism and applies these ideas to the earth's magnetic field.  There are several useful diagrams and pictures interspersed throughout this lesson, as well as links to more detailed subjects. This is an introduction to a larger collection on exploring the Earth's magnetosphere. A Spanish translation is available.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
- Magnetic Materials
General Physics
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© 1996 David P. Stern
Faraday, Oersted, history of magnetism, magnetism
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