Maxwell’s Equations

Maxwell’s Equations Explained: Supplement to the History of Maxwell’s Equation

Introduction In this video I am going to explain the dot product, the cross product, the divergence, the curl and how it all works for Maxwell’s equations AND what Maxwell’s equations mean about magnets and light and a tiny bit about why that is important. But before I do that, I want to take a …

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History of Maxwell’s Equations: #1 Gauss’s Law

I would like to start with a little story. In the late 1950s the faculty of Caltech became concerned that the physics undergraduate curriculum was out of date and wasn’t keeping up with the exciting new developments in Physics, including the discoveries developed by one of their star professors named Richard Feynman. So, as Feynman …

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