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Single Idea 20642

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 2. Electrodynamics / a. Electrodynamics]

Full Idea

The exchange of photons drives the electro-magnetic force.

Gist of Idea

Photon exchange drives the electro-magnetic force


Frank Close (Theories of Everything [2017], 6 'Superstrings')

Book Reference

Close,Frank: 'Theories of Everything' [Profile Books 2017], p.118

A Reaction

So light, which we just think of as what is visible, is a mere side-effect of the engine room of nature - the core mechanism of the whole electro-magnetic field.