James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell
noun
Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
Syn: ↑Maxwell, ↑J. C. Maxwell
Instance Hypernyms: ↑physicist

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James Clerk Maxwell [James Clerk Maxwell]
(1831–79) a Scottish scientist who made important contributions to many areas of ↑physics, including gases, colourvision (= the power of sight), electricity and ↑magnetism. His work also influenced the development of telephones and colour photography.

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