Maxwell, James Clerk (18311879)

Maxwell, James Clerk, eminent physicist, born in Edinburgh, son of John Clerk Maxwell of Middlebie; attained the rank of senior wrangler at Cambridge; became professor in Aberdeen in 1856, in London in 1860, and of Experimental Physics in Cambridge in 1871; in this year appeared the first of his works, “The Theory of Heat,” which was followed by “Electricity and Magnetism” and “Matter and Motion,” the second being his greatest; he was as sincere a Christian as he was a zealous scientist (18311879).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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