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A history of James Clark Maxwell
« on: March 25, 2020, 04:50:08 pm »
 
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Re: A history of James Clark Maxwell
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2020, 05:19:19 pm »
I think that his name is James Clerk Maxwell.
 

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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2020, 06:38:54 pm »
 

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Re: A history of James Clark Maxwell
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2020, 07:17:14 pm »
I think that his name is James Clerk Maxwell.
Yes, but it is pronounced “Clark”.
 

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Re: A history of James Clark Maxwell
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2020, 09:52:45 pm »
The narrator mispronounces Clerk.  His enunciation sucks and I could only guess at much of what he was saying.
 

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Re: A history of James Clark Maxwell
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2020, 09:59:39 pm »
I did not check out the video, but the correct pronunciation of his name is "Clark" even though it is spelled "Clerk".
cf. https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/james-clerk-clark-maxwell.432602/
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Re: A history of James Clark Maxwell
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2020, 10:20:19 pm »
Those interested in Maxwell may find this old and very comprehensive biography of interest:

https://archive.org/details/lifeofjamesclerk00camprich/mode/2up

 

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Re: A history of James Clark Maxwell
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2020, 12:07:07 am »
Written>Video. Thanks!
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