Coulomb’s law

1785 Coulomb’s law

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Charles-Augustin de Coulomb electromagnetism

Coulomb’s law



Coulomb’s law was a significant step in understanding electromagnetic forces. With the work of Volta, Ørsted, Ampère, and Faraday, it led to the invention of electric generators and motors.

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