The 150th Anniversary of the publication of Maxwell’s Equations has been the trigger for a new BBC Timeline and a number of radio and TV programmes in Britain and elsewhere, as well as the recent conference at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. These include the following:
Self Drives: Maxwell's Equations Will Self, accompanied by Prof. Akram Khan, embarks on a road trip from Edinburgh to Cambridge on the trail of James Clerk Maxwell. Includes a visit to Maxwell’s Birthplace with our Chairman, David Forfar. BBC iPlayer Radio
James Clerk Maxwell: The Man Who Made the Modern World a new TV documentary in which Professor Iain Stewart reveals the story behind the Scottish physicist who was Einstein's hero. It was broadcast on BBC2 Scotland on December 2nd, and will be shown nationally on BBC4 later in December. It is also available on BBC iPlayer.
Presentations from Inspiring Brilliance: Celebrating Maxwell's Genius and Legacy, a recent conference at the Royal Society of Edinburgh to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Maxwell’s Equations, are now available on our video resources page.
James Clerk Maxwell: the greatest physicist you've never heard of - on The Science Show, ABC Radio National (Australia), now available on our audio resources page.