James Clerk Maxwell

Mathematician and physicist

James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell was a Scottish mathematician and physicist who is best know for his studies on electricity and magnetism which he combined into electromagnetism creating four differential equations knows as the Maxwell equations. He is regarded as one of the most influentian physicists of his time, paving the way for quantum theory.

SOURCE: https://www.britannica.com/biography/James-Clerk-Maxwell


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