William Paterson University
Jason Kendall is adjunct instructor of Astronomy at William Paterson University.
Jason is teaching one section of General Astronomy in the Fall of 2019:
Online Introductory Astronomy ClassCRN: 44146, PHYS 1700-81, Online lectures and laboratory activities.
Module 14: The Rise of RelativityVideos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Supplement the videos with reading from "OpenStax Astronomy"
Astronomy Lesson 14_01: Faraday, Maxwell and the Aether
Michael Faraday and James Clerk Maxwell finalize and culminate the wave theory of light. Faraday gives us our best picture of how light “looks” and Maxwell gives us the four equations that unify electricity, magnetism and light. Also, Herchel’s discovery of infrared, and others too!
- How to Replicate William Herschel’s discovery of Infrared
- Michael Faraday
- Faraday’s Induction Law
- Faraday Rotation Effect
- Electric Field
- James Clerk Maxwell
- Maxwell’s Laws of Electromagnetism
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
- Electromagnetic Spectrum