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The Man Who Changed Everything: The Life of James Clerk Maxwell [Paperback]

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Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Chronology: principal events in Maxwell’s life. Cast of characters: Maxwell’s relations and close friends. Introduction. 1. A country boy: Glenlair 1831–1841. 2. Pins and string: Edinburgh Academy 1841–1847. 3. Philosophy: Edinburgh University 1847–1850 4. Learning to juggle: Cambridge 1850–1854. 5. Blue and yellow make pink: Cambridge 1854–1856. 6. Saturn and statistics: Aberdeen 1856–1860. 7. Spinning cells: London 1860–1862. 8. The beautiful equations: London 1862–1865. 9. The Laird at home: Glenlair 1865–1870. 10. The Cavendish: Cambridge 1870–1879. 11. Last days. 12. Maxwell’s legacy. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

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