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Mrs Wedderburn’s Abigail

This month’s curio is a piece of stranded knitting worked by the Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79) for his paternal aunt, Mrs Isabella Wedderburn, when he was about 12 years old. 589 more words

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The End 2016 Mathematics A To Z: Distribution (statistics)

As I’ve done before I’m using one of my essays to set up for another essay. It makes a later essay easier. What I want to talk about is worth some paragraphs on its own. 919 more words

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How October 2016 Treated My Mathematics Blog

I do try to get these monthly readership review posts done close to the start of the month. I was busy the 1st of the month, though, and had to fit around the End 2016 Mathematics A To Z. 871 more words

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How September 2016 Treated My Mathematics Blog

I put together another low-key, low-volume month in September. In trade, I got a low readership: my lowest in the past twelve months, according to WordPress, and less than a thousand readers for the first time since May. 808 more words

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21st April 1856. Genius!

‘From a long view of the history of mankind…there can be little doubt that the most significant event of the 19thc will be judged as Maxwell’s discovery of the Laws of Electro-magnetism.(1… 336 more words

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LA NASCITA E LA PRIMA AFFERMAZIONE DELLA TEORIA DI CAMPO: L'OPERA DI FARADAY E MAXWELL

di Roberto Renzetti.

PREMESSA

Questo lavoro è il seguito ideale di R. Renzetti, Concezioni particellari nel XVII e XVIII secolo, LFnS, XIII, 2 e 3, 1980.

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