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Guslyakova O. I., Levin Y. I. James Clerk Maxwell: two remarkable dates. Izvestiya VUZ. Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, 2014, vol. 22, iss. 6, pp. 108-126. DOI: 10.18500/0869-6632-2014-22-6-108-126

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Russian
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Article type: 
Personalia
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537.8(09)+929 Максвелл

James Clerk Maxwell: two remarkable dates

Autors: 
Guslyakova Olga Igorevna, Saratov State University
Levin Yurij Ivanovich, Saratov State University
Abstract: 

This article considers events in which great Scotchman J.C. Maxwell played principal role  and the significance for the evolution of the world culture, which cannot be overestimated. There are two anniversaries in 2014: first, 150 years of the publication of his final work on the theory of the electromagnetic field, and second, 140 years of the organizing Cavendish Laboratory under his leadership, becoming the world centre of science. Questionable dates associated with these events are discussed.

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Received: 
29.11.2014
Accepted: 
29.11.2014
Published: 
30.04.2015
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