Magnetism is a class of physical phenomena that are mediated by magnetic
fields. ... Magnetism was first discovered in the ancient world, when people
The most popular legend accounting for the discovery of magnets is that of an
elderly Cretan shepherd named Magnes. Legend has it that Magnes was herding
Magnets have been known since antiquity and occur naturally through a mineral
known as magnetite. Magnetite is an iron oxide and contains a high ...
According to the Galileo Project, William Gilbert discovered magnetism when he
realized that the Earth functions as a giant magnet. Before his discovery ...
Intrigued, he began digging and discovered the first recorded lodestone. ... In
1600 he discovered not only that the Earth itself was a magnet, but also that ...
The first magnets were not invented, but rather were found from a naturally ... that
the Greeks discovered naturally occurring magnets of magnetite in Turkey.
We'll never know—it happened such a long time ago . . . Maybe someone picked
up a piece of “magnesian” rock on an Aegean coast and noticed the piece of ...
There are several stories about who discovered magnets, the most common story
is that it was discovered accidentally in Greece by a shepherd, he noticed that ...
Mar 16, 2015 ... Look at this website http://www.howmagnetswork.com/history.html ... The most
popular legend accounting for the discovery of magnets is that of ...
In 1831, Faraday found the solution. Electricity could be produced through
magnetism by motion. He discovered that when a magnet was moved inside a
coil of ...