ESA Conference Summary

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Scientific Paper
Title ESA Conference Summary
Author(s) Leslee A Kulba
Keywords charge clusters, human body capacitance, levitating frog, xeromorphs
Published 1997
Journal Electric Spacecraft Journal
Number 22
Pages 6-9


The 25th meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America was held at the University of Georgia, Athens, June 29 - July 2, 1997. Talks were varied, dealing with the role of electrostatics in such applications as the routine of the honeybee, reducing dust in chicken coops, manufacturing textiles, improving spraying devices, and removing pollutants from clay soils. Classical curiosities, breakthrough technologies, anomalous phenomena, and speculations were all presented to an inquisitive and critical audience. Some highlights follow.