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Magnetism and Relativity

  1. Mar 18, 2008 #1
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  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 18, 2008 #2


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    The fact that a moving charge creates a magnetic field was discovered long before special relativity. So the author is using some journalistic licence. The article is correct apart from some imprecise terms.
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