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Maxwell, James Clerk

Pronunciation: /ˈmaksˌwel/
(1831–79), Scottish physicist. He extended the ideas of Faraday and Kelvin with his equations of electromagnetism, and he succeeded in unifying electricity and magnetism, identifying the electromagnetic nature of light and postulating the existence of other electromagnetic radiation.

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Syllabification: Max·well, James Clerk

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