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I Electromagnetism and relativity

  1. Jun 5, 2017 #1
    Hello everyone,
    I read on WIKIPEDIA, that: In 1953 Einstein wrote to the Cleveland Society of Physics on the occasion of the commemoration of Michelson-Morley's experience that "what brought me more and less Directly to the theory of special relativity was the conviction that the electromotive force acting on a moving body in a magnetic field is nothing else that electric field "
    I can not quite grasp the meaning of this statement, in any case what I understood is that the magnetic field can be perceived as an electric field going from one referential to another.
    Is this a good interpretation or not?
    Thank you
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  3. Jun 6, 2017 #2


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    Yes, it is.
  4. Jun 6, 2017 #3
    Thank you.
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