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Don't batteries push charges into wires and don't they push each other and carry energy to the load? Let's see what Veritasium says about it.
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11 thoughts on “How right is veritasium?! don’t electrons push each other??”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Alex C says:

    Basing ANY argument on the idea that an electric field can't exist in a conductor seems like begging the question. Derek can only say there isn't an electric field if you assume the electrons are moving to cancel out any field, but that's what the argument is about!

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Silence says:

    Wouldn't the easiest way to test this just be to compare the movement between a solid rod of copper and a copper pipe with say a glass rod inside it to stop Fields within the pipe? In my mind if you keep the amount of copper the same, say a 1 lb pipe and a 1lb rod. If it's only Fields should work exactly the same. If the center is important it should be a very noticeable difference.

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kaotisk Hund says:

    I saw both videos as far as I remember. After watching this, I came with another mechanism I know that works. Sound! Sound produced from a speaker pushes the first layer of air which gets compressed and while this is compressed the next layer gets expanded to "fill the space" the compressed layer left, but the first layer, has to go back to it's first state, which forces the next layer to get compressed and so on up to our eardrum or microphone. So air gets compressed and uncompressed to transfer the sound. How this is analogue to current? Is it?

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars I hate Yeremy says:

    Wait wait wait… two people can disagree and have a normal conversation? You didn't call eachother racist once! Nor did you bring up privilege or gender, Hitler's name was hardly mentioned! This isn't a proper debate… you shall be canceled!

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Just Thomas Russell says:

    Id love to see a video about how v=IR is a engineering simplification of the Maxwell equations. Which is what’s really going on.

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ramicollo says:

    If only Nikola Tesla was around to give us the definitive answer…

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars sandbergius says:

    Push e, then Rush E

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Christopher Elliott says:

    This is an interesting conversation about DC current. But how does this apply to AC current, and extending further into high frequency AC current being restricted to the surface of a conductor (i.e. the so-called surface effect).

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ricker1182 says:

    Can we now extend your thoughts to AC and RF voltages and currents? How does the concept of the surface charges not providing significant current change? Do the "moving" electrons migrate towards the surface to create what we call the skin effect?

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tribute to Rain Kanada says:

    MS has got you by the balls. Admit defeat to save face.

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Christopher Berry says:

    Shouldn't you really be looking at electrons as waves at this scale?

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