Sci-Five | The Hindu Science Quiz — On particles

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April 14, 2022 06:12 pm | Updated 08:46 pm IST

Sci-Five | The Hindu Science Quiz — On particles
The quark content of a proton. 
1 / 5 | In 1879, American physicist Edwin Herbert Hall discovered the ‘Hall effect’ which goes by his name. It describes the behaviour of current flowing in a conductor when an perpendicular magnetic field is applied. One of the reasons his discovery was considered brilliant is the following:

  • The experiment was very complicated
  • It was a difficult theory
  • Electrons had even not been discovered then
  • Electromagnetism was not understood then

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