James Clerk Maxwell: More Than Meets the Eye

General event

James Clerk Maxwell: More Than Meets the Eye

  • Event time: 3:30pm until 4:30pm
  • Event date: 13th June 2015
  • Speaker: (School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh)
  • Location: University of Glasgow

Event details

There is much more to James Clerk Maxwell's scientific legacy than his work on light and electromagnetism. University of Edinburgh Physics Professor Wilson Poon will give a fascinating perspective on Maxwell. Join Wilson on a journey through Maxwell's broader scientific achievements, his poetry and humour and his enlightened views on philsophy and religion. 

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“Happy Birthday, James Clerk Maxwell”

This talk is part of “Happy Birthday, James Clerk Maxwell”, a unique series of events celebrating the life and legacy of ‘Scotland’s forgotten Einstein’, as part of Glasgow Science Festival and International Year of Light 2015.

To reserve a place at one or more of the lectures visit the Glasgow Science Festival website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/events/sciencefestival/events/adult/headline_325622_en.html

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