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MIT Physics 8.02 - Electricity & Magnetism

SECTION : E Field Configurations          

SUBJECT: The Electric Field of a Positive Charge  
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A simulation of the electric field generated by a point charge. The observation point (black sphere) can be moved using the arrow keys to sample the field at different positions relative to the charge.



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