James Clerk Maxwell, FRS, 1831–1879 Lord Kelvin

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THESE are two welcome additions to the "Science Britain" series, published by the British Council ; for no survey of British science would be complete without some account of James Clerk Maxwell and Lord Kelvin, two of the great figures of the nineteenth century, and of the work which is associated with their names.

James Clerk Maxwell, F.R.S., 1831–1879

By Dr. R. L. Smith-Rose. (Science in Britain Series: Published for the British Council.) Pp. vi+34+7 plates.

Lord Kelvin

By A. P. Young. (Science in Britain Series: Published for the British Council.) Pp. vi+42+7 plates. (London, New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd., 1948.) 1s. 6d. net each.

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M., T. James Clerk Maxwell, FRS, 1831–1879 Lord Kelvin. Nature 163, 747 (1949) doi:10.1038/163747a0

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