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Wednesday, December 9, 2015
replacing Maxwell's equations
Maxwell's equations describe the sourcing and the time evolution of electric and magnetic fields. could you replace them with 1. charge conservation, 2. the Coulomb-law and 3. the Lorentz transformation for fields? would there be something missing?