EEVblog 1506 - History of Electricity with Kathy Loves PhysicsVote
Talking about the history of electricity and physics with Kathy Joseph from Kathey Loves Physics, and her new book:
The Lightning Tamers: True Stories of the Dreamers and Schemers Who Harnessed Electricity and Transformed Our World.
Also talk about her youtube channel and script and book writing process.
The Lightning Tamers book: https://amzn.to/3I7N4mq
YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/HistoryofPhysics
Go Fund Me (for Audio book): https://bit.ly/DonateforAudiobook
00:00 - Kathy Loves Physics Youtube channel
04:34 - The Lightning Tamers Book
06:18 - Black Magic
08:28 - The Youtube comments and nutcases
11:09 - Learn engineering by studying history
12:12 - The process of writing the book
16:34 - Where is Maxwell?
20:34 - You've semi-written HOW MANY books?
26:40 - How long does it take to make one video?
30:03 - The book in more detail and the characters of electrical engineering.
33:49 - Who invented the term Electrician?
37:29 - Technical progress was slow back in early days of electricity. Systems vs People
42:08 - People feel like they know you
46:50 - Were they geniuses?
49:12 - The dielectric constant was a STUPID idea!
51:27 - Faraday gave a legendary talk because Wheatstone chickened out
54:28 - Maxwells equations
55:31 - Hertz passed on solving a problem
59:28 - Einstein
01:05:15 - The photoelectric effect was invented by Hertz
01:06:56 - One one talks about Philipp Lenard because...
01:11:57 - War of the Current movie. How accurate is it?
01:14:08 - Thoughts on Tesla
01:18:28 - Tesla vs Edison
01:24:28 - Tesla sucked at maths and had wacky theories
01:26:42 - The Tesla free energy nutters
01:28:20 - Veritasium and energy flowing outside wires
01:30:28 - The Ether
01:31:56 - Thomas Young and the double slit experiment
01:36:29 - Audio book version, publishers, and text books
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