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Dirac's Dream - the Search For Magnetic Monopole

Abstract: I first quickly summarize the history of the Magnetic Monopole leading to the quantum theory of magnetic charge that started with a 1931 paper by Paul Dirac who showed that the existence of magnetic monopoles was consistent with Maxwell's equations only if electric charges are quantized. Next I will briefly review the status of Monopole Searches. Last, but not least I discuss in more detail the MoEDAL experiment.