James Clerk Maxwell

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Noun1.James Clerk Maxwell - Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)James Clerk Maxwell - Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
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The credit goes to the scientists who were instrumental in detecting them as well as Einstein who predicted them, according to his own admission, while standing on the shoulders two giants in the realm of physics - Michael Faraday and James Clark Maxwell.
ASK an astronomer who their heroes are and you'll get a plethora of answers, ranging from Scotland's own James Clark Maxwell to Albert Einstein or maybe even Dr Stephen Hawking.
It remains to be seen whether it will be possible to spend public money on these so-called Maxwell Centres (named for James Clark Maxwell, who was the first director of Cambridge's seminal Cavendish Laboratory) given the U.