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ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine, Medicine

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James Clerk Maxwell - poet, mathematician and the father of light

November 28th, 2015

Episode 922 of 1326 episodes

150 years ago, Maxwell proposed his theory of electromagnetism. It allows us to enjoy radio, television, mobile phones and more. So why are so few people familiar with his achievements?

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