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Lenz's Law: Magnet Through a Copper Tube
It is 1834, and you have just heard of this marvelous new phenomenon called eddy currents. Some fellow named Lenz discovered them, and you’re curious if you can find out something special about them yourself. The friend who mentioned it to you said that some interesting things happened when magnets and copper pipes interacted, which is strange, because copper isn’t magnetic! It’s time to find out what’s going on.
How can a copper pipe interact with a magnet?
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