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Special Lecture ‘Maxwell and the Mechanical Origins of Maxwell’s Equations’

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Abstract

Professor Malcolm Longair
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Professor Longair, a former Astronomer Royal for Scotland and now at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, is an expert on the famous 19th century Scottish physicist, James Clerk Maxwell. The lecture will be aimed at a wide audience, and all are welcome.

Professor Longair will be receiving an honorary DSc at the Mathematics graduation ceremony in the afternoon.

  • Venue

    Physics Lecture Theatre A School of Physics and Astronomy North Haugh St Andrews

  • Venue Info

  • Date

    June 23, 2017

  • Time

    From: 10:30 am To: 11:30 am

  • Sponsor

    University of St Andrews
    The oldest university in Scotland, with international renown for both research and education of undergraduates and postgraduates.

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