Chapter

Electromagnetic Energy

E. C. Pielou

in The Energy of Nature

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780226668062
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226668055 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226668055.003.0016
Electromagnetic Energy

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This chapter discusses electric force and magnetic force, two forces that resemble gravity in acting at a distance. It also discusses lightning, the link between electricity and magnetism, and the earth as a magnet.

Keywords: electric force; magnetic force; electricity; magnetism; lightning

Chapter.  5440 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biological Sciences

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