This lecture introduces the topic of electricity and magnetism with the question: "What holds our world together?" Topics discussed include: Electric Charges (Historical perspective), Polarization, Electric Force, and Coulomb's Law.
8.02 is a second-semester freshman physics class in electromagnetism. The 36 video lectures on Electricity and Magnetism, by Professor Lewin, were recorded on the MIT campus during the Spring of 2002. Prof. Lewin is well-known for his dynamic and engaging lecture style.