Tag: Basil Mahon

The Forgotten Genius Of Oliver Heaviside by Basil Mahon (book review).

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The Forgotten Genius Of Oliver Heaviside by Basil Mahon (book review).

In many respects, Basil Mahon’s book ‘The Forgotten Genius Of Oliver Heaviside’ covers practically everyone related to the invention and use of electricity outside of the USA. Mahon mentions the likes of Wheatstone, whom Heaviside was related to William Thomson (not stated as Lord Kelvin except with his photo) to James Maxwell and Heinrich Hertz […]

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Faraday, Maxwell And The Electromagnetic Field by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon (book review).

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Faraday, Maxwell And The Electromagnetic Field by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon (book review).

I like it when I’m surprised by the book contents, especially when it belies the title. Yes, it’s true that Michael Faraday and James Maxwell biographies are covered in Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon’s book ‘Faraday, Maxwell And The Electromagnetic Field’ but goes beyond this, covering several other notable scientists in the field. That’s shouldn’t […]

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