The Man Who Changed Everything: The Life of James Clerk Maxwell

John Wiley & Sons, 15 oct. 2004 - 256 páginas
This is the first biography in twenty years of James Clerk Maxwell, one of the greatest scientists of our time and yet a man relatively unknown to the wider public. Approaching science with a freshness unbound by convention or previous expectations, he produced some of the most original scientific thinking of the nineteenth century — and his discoveries went on to shape the twentieth century.

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This is an enjoyable and lovingly written biography. I was pleased to read not only about Maxwell the brilliant scientist, but about Maxwell the truly remarkable man. He is one of those fellows I'd love to have access to a time machine for! Leer reseña completa

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Basil Mahon is a former officer in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and a graduate in Engineering. He is a retired Government Civil Servant and ran the 1991 census in England and Wales.

He has a long-time passion for the physical sciences and has for many years been fascinated by the impact that Maxwell has had on all our lives.

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