Alphabetical Index Index by Birth Year

James Clerk Maxwell

*1831 in Edenburgh

+1879 in Cambridge

Scottish scientist in the field of mathematical physics.

His most notable achievement was to formulate the classical theory of electromagnetic radiation,

bringing together for the first time electricity, magnetism, and light

as manifestations of the same phenomenon by Maxwell's equations for electromagnetism.

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