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ESA Conference Summary

Leslee A. Kulba
Year: 1997
Keywords: charge clusters, human body capacitance, levitating frog, xeromorphs
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.