

James Clerk Maxwell
1831  1879
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James Clerk Maxwellwas a Scottish mathematician who did revolutionary work on electricity and magnetism and on the kinetic theory of gases.

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List of References (41 books/articles)
Some Quotations (10)
A Poster of James Clerk Maxwell
Mathematicians born in the same country
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 Additional Material in MacTutor
 James Clerk Maxwell on the nature of Saturn's rings
 A visit to James Clerk Maxwell's house
 Topology and Scottish mathematical physics
 A comment from Thomas Hirst's diary
 EMS honours Maxwell and Tait
 Poem for Cayley by Maxwell
 Obituary: The Times

Other Web sites 
 Encyclopaedia Britannica
 NNDB
 I Hutchison
 NAHSTE
  James Maxwell Foundation
 Maxwell Year 2006
 IEEE (Exhibition on Maxwell and Faraday)
 Glenlair.org


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