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The man who changed everything : the life of James Clerk Maxwell

Author: Basil Mahon
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England : Wiley, 2003.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mahon, Basil.
Man who changed everything.
Chichester, West Sussex, England : Wiley, 2003
(OCoLC)623044870
Named Person: James Clerk Maxwell; James Clerk Maxwell; James Clerk Maxwell
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Basil Mahon
ISBN: 047086088X 9780470860885 0470861711 9780470861714
OCLC Number: 52358254
Description: xx, 226 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Chronology: principal events in Maxwell's life --
Cast of characters: Maxwell's relations and close friends --
1. A country boy: Glenlair 1831-1841 --
2. Pins and string: Edinburgh Academy 1841-1847 --
3. Philosophy: Edinburgh University 1847-1850 --
4. Learning to juggle: Cambridge 1850-1854 --
5. Blue and yellow make pink: Cambridge 1854-1856 --
6. Saturn and statistics: Aberdeen 1856-1860 --
7. Spinning cells: London 1860-1862 --
8. The beautiful equations: London 1862-1865 --
9. The Laird at home: Glenlair 1865-1871 --
10. The Cavendish: Cambridge 1871-1879 --
11. Last days --
12. Maxwell's legacy.
Responsibility: Basil Mahon.
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