Maxwell, James Clerk

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James Clerk, Scottish physicist and mathematician, 1831-1879.
Maxwell law - a law of distribution of velocities.
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Her thinking probably helped James Clerk Maxwell, for example.
It was in these travels through virtual dusty tomes (sans dust motes) that I had my first encounter with the writings and etched drawings made by the "father of light," physicist James Clerk Maxwell.
Caption: After Michael Faraday (left) built the experimental foundations of electromagnetic theory, James Clerk Maxwell (right) devised mathematics for Faraday's ideas, providing the theoretical basis for much of the modern world's technology.
The Scientific Letters and Papers of James Clerk Maxwell, vol.
The camera, SCUBA-2, has been unveiled on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) in Hawaii.
The new camera has been mounted on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) - at an altitude of more than 4,000ft, near the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
There is a good reason why leading experimenters like Lord Kelvin and James Clerk Maxwell were involved.
After reviewing early observations by the Greeks and Chinese about the magnetic properties of lodestone, the book describes research performed by William Gilbert, Edmond Halley, Karl Friedrich Gauss, Hans Orsted, Ander Marie Ampere, Michael Faraday, James Clerk Maxwell, and modern geophysicists.
Further funding is being sought so that other collections, such as those of James Clerk Maxwell and Stephen Hawking, can also be digitised in the future.
The first was James Clerk Maxwell, a theoretical physicist who developed a set of equations describing electromagnetic waves.
Seeing entropy expressed in this form, James Clerk Maxwell posited a gas in a closed system divided by a wall with a door in it that a 'sorting demon' opened to let fast-moving gas particles from side A into side B and slow-moving ones from side B into A.
Directed by the theories of the great mathematicians and physicists Michael Faraday (1791-1867), James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879), and Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857-1894) that unlocked the mystery of electromagnetic waves, several curious individuals--including physicists Nikola Tesla and Oliver Lodge and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi--demonstrated in the early 1890s that a sound can be seated aboard an electromagnetic wave with a specific frequency (a specific number of cycles per second, or Hertz) and transmitted across distances at the speed of light.