James clerk maxwell frs frse (13 june 1831 - 5 november 1879) was a scottish   scientist in the field of mathematical physics  his most notable achievement was to formulate the classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, bringing together for the first time electricity, magnetism, and light as manifestations of the same phenomenon. James maxwell biography james maxwell was a scottish physicist credited to be the father of modern physics this biography of james maxwell provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. James clerk maxwell, a 19th century physicist of greater stature than hawking, would have strongly disagreed based on reading his biography and writings, one may surmise his response to hawking would likely have been: because we understand science, it is natural to believe that god created the universe.
James clerk maxwell produced a unified theory of the electromagnetic field and used it to show that light is a type of electromagnetic wave this prediction dates from the early 1860s when maxwell was at king's college, london. Biography of josé de san martín matorras james clerk maxwell british physicist he was born on june 13, 1831 in edinburgh, in the bosom of a wealthy family. James clerk maxwell was born on june 13th, 1831 and passed away on november 5th, 1879 in the city of edinburg, scotland interestingly he was not born with the last name maxwell, but rather clerk it was after acquiring an inheritance of a country estate in middlebie, scotland that he added the surname of maxwell.
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