Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879

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Dates:
Birth 1831-06-13
Death 1879-11-05
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Physicist (mathematical physics, electricity, and magnetism) and mathematician. Chair, natural philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland (1856-1860); professor of physics and astronomy, King's College, London (1860-1865); and professor of experimental physics, Cambridge University (1871-1879).

From the description of Papers, 1845-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79980550

From the description of Papers, 1847-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83949050

Physicist (mathematical physics, electricity, and magnetism) and mathematician. Chair, natural philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland (1856-1860); professor of physics and astromomy, King's College, London (1860-1865); and professor of experimental physics, Cambridge University (1871-1879).

From the description of Observations on circumscribed figures having a plurality of foci and radii of various proportions, 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84587302

Physicist (mathematical physics, electricity, and magnetism) and mathematician. Chair, natural philosophy, Marischal College, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1856-1860; professor of physics and astronomy, King's College, London, 1860-1865; and professor of experimental physics, Cambridge University, 1871-1879.

From the description of Selected correspondence [microform], 1859-1879, (bulk 1867-1879) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84461511

Professor of Natural Philosophy, 1860-1865, King's College London.

From the description of Papers, 1860-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362482

Scottish physicist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636670

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Subjects:

  • Magnetism
  • Geometry
  • Spherical harmonics
  • Physics--Study and teaching--19th century
  • Physics
  • Universities and colleges--Study and teaching
  • Astronomy
  • Quaternions
  • Mathematics
  • Electricity
  • Mathematical recreations
  • Matter--Properties
  • Optics
  • Molecular dynamics
  • Mathematics--Caricatures and cartoons
  • Color
  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics--Study and teaching--19th century
  • Gases
  • Dynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Mathematical physics

Occupations:

  • Mathematicians--19th century
  • Physicists
  • Physicists--England
  • Physicists--19th century.--England
  • Physicists--19th century

Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)