Is the magnetic field purely a mathematical abstraction or is there actually something there? In other words, if a proton floating in deep space, is there actually something that shoots out in all directions from the proton that will interact with another charge particle?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Is the magnetic field a mathematical abstraction?

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