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Did Fleming Explain about His rules completely?

  1. Sep 11, 2008 #1
    Pls point out me every body. I wish to know why does the magnetic field and current are perpendicular to each other? Or is it natural phenomena?
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  3. Sep 11, 2008 #2


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    A. Because of Maxwell's Equations for electromagnetism.

    Q. Why are Maxwell's Equations the way they are?

    A. Because the universe apparently has a local U(1) gauge symmetry.

    Q. Why does the universe have a local U(1) gauge symmetry?

    A. I don't know. That's as "deep" as we've gotten, as far as I know.
  4. Sep 11, 2008 #3


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    That's a pretty good reply there, though I have no idea what gauge symmetry means.
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