Originally published in 1931, this volume was created to mark the centenary of James Clerk Maxwell's birth. Comprised of ten essays dealing with various aspects of Maxwell's life and achievements, the text includes contributions from the following figures: J. J. Thomson; Max Planck; Albert Einstein; Joseph Larmor; James Jeans; William Garnett; Ambrose Fleming; Oliver Lodge; Richard Glazebrook; Horace Lamb. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Maxwell and his key role in the development of physics and mathematics.
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Table of Contents1. James Clerk Maxwell Sir J. J. Thomson; 2. Maxwell's influence on theoretical physics in Germany Max Planck; 3. Maxwell's influence on the development of the conception of physical reality Albert Einstein; 4. The scientific environment of Clerk Maxwell Sir J. Larmor; 5. James Clerk Maxwell's method Sir James Jeans; 6. Maxwell's laboratory William Garnett; 7. Some memories Sir Ambrose Fleming; 8. Clerk Maxwell and wireless telegraphy Sir Oliver Lodge; 9. Early days at the Cavendish laboratory Sir R. T. Glazebrook; 10. Clerk Maxwell as lecturer Sir H. Lamb.