Origins of planetary magnetism proceedings of a topical conference at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas, November 8-11, 1978

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Statementorganizing committee, L. J. Srnka (convener) ... [et al.] ; guest editors, L. J. Srnka and B. R. Merrill ; associate guest editors, F. H. Busse ... [et al.].
SeriesPhysics of the earth and planetary interiors -- v. 20, no. 2-4.
ContributionsSrnka, Leonard James, 1946-, Merrill, R. B. 1946-, Busse, Friedrick Hermann, 1936-
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [71]-384 :
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL14193380M

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Studies of dynamo-generated magnetic fields in Mercury, the Earth, the. Early lodestone, found in the Greek region of Magnesia, Anatolia is where the modern name “magnet” is derived. The earliest Chinese reference to “Lodestone” occurs in the BCE in “The Book of the Devil Valley Master.” In this writing, Lushi Chunqiu, from the second century BC stated that Lodestone makes iron come to it or it “attracts” it.

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Author and subject indexes are provided. Historical Beginnings of Theories of Electricity and Magnetism Michael Fowler. U Va Physics. The first records of electricity and magnetism. The most primitive electrical and magnetic phenomena --the attraction of dry light material such as chaff to rubbed amber, and the attraction of iron to loadstone --were no doubt observed before.Approximately billion years ago, the solar system was a cloud of dust and gas known as a solar nebula.

Gravity collapsed the material in on itself as it began to spin, forming the sun in the. Diamagnetism and Paramagnetism arise out of electron filling of elements. Whenever two electrons are paired together in an orbital, or their total spin is 0, these are called diamagnetic electrons.

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