James C. Maxwell

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James C. Maxwell

While in University, James was rejected multiple times when he presented multiple papers, and it was beleived that he was to young to have written the paper, therefor others, such as his tutor were forced to take credit for his work.

Name: James C.lerk Maxwell Birth Date: June 13 1831Death Date: Nov. 05 1879Place of Birth: Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomPlace of Death: Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

James Clerk Maxwell

BEST KNOWN FOR James C. Maxwell was a 19th century pioneer in chemistry and physics who articulated the idea of electromagnetism.

One of James most recognized interests was Colour


The interaction of electric currents or fields and magnetic fields.

James C. Maxwell was born on June 13, 1831, in Edinburgh, Scotland and studied at the University of Cambridge. James was first known for his innovations in optics and gas velocity research, but later discovered groundbreaking theories around electromagnetism, which he generated with his Maxwell's Equations, which were greatly influenced by modern physics. James Maxwell died in England on November 5, 1879.

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