#72 Overall Influence

James Clerk Maxwell

Scottish physicist and mathematician

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

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University of Aberdeen

University in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#8 World Rank
Physics
#21 World Rank
Engineering
#29 World Rank
Mathematics