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Q & A: energy conservation in magnets

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Most recent answer: 07/06/2016
Q:
With the magnetic field being described as photons, could it be possible to design a "new material" or combination of elements as in say a photo cell or solar cell that one could generate electricity from a stationary magnet. The idea is to generate electricity using the magnetic field without moving the magnet or the "new material".Thank youJonathan Winter
- Jonathan (age 73)
Bellingham Wa.
A:

No, the principle of energy conservation still applies.

Mike W.


(published on 07/06/2016)

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