All this talk about optimism and pessimism is itself a dismal fall from the old talk about right and wrong. Our fathers said that a nation had sinned and suffered like a man. We say it has decayed, like a cheese. — G. K. Chesterton

James Clerk Maxwell

Civilization: British — Scotland
   Field of Renown:  science — Physics
Era:  Victorian

Developed laws defining the behavior of electricity and magnetism.

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James Clerk Maxwell  in  Stories of the Great Scientists  by  Charles R. Gibson

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Receiving a wireless message
 in Stories of the Great Scientists