So, it seems that moving a magnet across a coil of copper wire makes an electrical current!??

This is.. bizarre. How the heck??? Utterly flabbergasted. This feels like a bug in the universe.


If you move it faster, it makes the electrons go faster??? What the actual heck.

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@tty somethin to do with "exciting" the electrons in the copper

@tty change in the magnetic field moves the electrons. Faster back and forth movement just makes the election change the direction of their movement faster. They still move at the same speed.

@meisam Why does increasing the number of wraps increase the current? Is it because more wire length increases the surface area available for electrons to sit & move on?

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