The Man Who Changed Everything
The Life of James Clerk MaxwellBook - 2003
‘Since Maxwell’s time, physical reality has been thought of as represented by continuous fields, and not capable of any mechanical interpretation. This change in the conception of reality is the most profound and the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of Newton.’
‘He is easily, to physicists, the most magical figure of the nineteenth century.’
Times Literary Supplemen
Baker & Taylor
Chronicles the life of the father of electromagnatism, revealing how as a boy he was bullied by his classmates, became a scientist by the age of fifteen, and went on to revolutionize science and technology by discovering a force that would make TV, radio, and radar possible.
The life of the father of electromagnetism is chronicled here in a fresh approach to the scientist's life and work, revealing how this boy who was bullied by his classmates become a scientist by fifteen and then went on to revolutionize science and technology by discovering a force that would make TV, radio, and radar possible.