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Electromagnetism is a property of spacetime itself, study finds


July 23, 2021 by Jussi Lindgren and Jukka Liukkonen

Imagine if we could use strong electromagnetic fields to manipulate the local properties of spacetime—this could have important ramifications in terms of science and engineering.

Electromagnetism has always been a subtle phenomenon. In the 19th century, scholars thought that electromagnetic waves must propagate in some sort of elusive medium, which was called aether.

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