James Clerk Maxwell

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Scottish physicist and mathematician

Why Is James Clerk Maxwell Influential?

According to Wikipedia, James Clerk Maxwell was a Scottish mathematician and scientist responsible for the classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, which was the first theory to describe electricity, magnetism and light as different manifestations of the same phenomenon. Maxwell's equations for electromagnetism have been called the "second great unification in physics" where the first one had been realised by Isaac Newton.

James Clerk Maxwell's Published Works

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What Are James Clerk Maxwell's Academic Contributions?

James Clerk Maxwell is most known for their academic work in the field of physics. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of engineering and mathematics.

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