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Introductory Electromagnetism and Modern Physics http://teaching.phys.ust.hk/phys013/
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Chapter 23 -1 Electric Fields
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Conclusions Rubbing gives new properties to these materials – Define as electric charges In 1600 the English scientist William Gilbert coined the New Latin word electricus from ηλεκτρον ( elektron ), the Greek word for "amber", which soon gave rise to the English words "electric" and "electricity”.
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