Brown Date Garden
Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
Children's music reviews, written by John Wood
Southern California AIHA; industrial hygiene professionals
William Beaumont Family
Genealogy includes Dr. William Beaumont, first U.S. physiologist.
Border Clan Scott
History for 29 generations (nine centuries) of Scotts. Family includes poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott.
Each week, we highlight a historic or famous person named James. This week's famous James is:
|James Clerk Maxwell
(born November 13, 1831 - died 1879) Scottish mathematician and physicist. Contributed significantly to the study of electromagnetism and prepared the way for quantum physics. Ranks along with Newton and Einstein as one of the world's greatest physicists. Maxwell also developed the kinetic theory of gases, which explains the physical properties and nature of a gas. His other accomplishments include the investigation of color vision and the principles of thermodynamics. Maxwell's theories helped scientists determine the numerical equality of the velocity of light in cgs units and the ratio of electromagnetic to electrostatic units. The cqs unit of magnetic flux, the Maxwell, was named in his honor.
The name "James" is the English equivalent of Jacob; the first Jacob in the Bible was the patriarch of the 12 tribes of Israel. "James" is consistently among the most popular names for boys in the U.S.
Plural form of James: According to the Carnegie Mellon Style Guide, "Form plurals of family names that end in 's' by adding 'es.' Right: The Jameses live in Edgewood." See also StackExchange.com.
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