Sorry, no etymologies found.
Yet the next term in the sequence gave an energy loss rate, which for a point-charge agrees exactly with the rate you get by calculating how much energy is radiated.
Richard P. Feynman - Nobel Lecture
But that inertia-like term was infinite for a point-charge.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
Wordnik is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN #47-2198092.