Authors: Steffen Kühn
This article compares Maxwell's electrodynamics with the almost forgotten Weber electrodynamics by means of an easily reproducible and simple experiment. For this purpose, it is first theoretically inferred in two different ways that when charging a specially designed capacitor with a current source because of the displacement current a force should occur onto a permanent magnet between the plates, which is diametrically different in its direction in both theories. Subsequently, the experimental setup is described and, based on the results, it is determined that nature seems to follow Weber's law of force. The result shows furthermore that Maxwell's magnetostatics seems to lead to false predictions under specific everyday conditions.
Comments: 10 Pages. Substantial changes because of criticism by reviewers
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