Today’s featured entry from the Vatican Observatory Faith and Science pages:
“James Clerk Maxwell – Science and Faith” (CLICK HERE for it)
James Clerk Maxwell is one of the most important figures in the history of science. Students in physics courses everywhere study “Maxwell’s Equations” that mathematically describe electromagnetic waves. These waves include light, radio, x-rays, etc. They are how astronomers learn about the universe and they are the basis of all wireless communication technology, including smart phones. Maxwell was a devout Christian who spoke of his faith in many of his letters. Excerpts from two of these, containing direct references to both his scientific work and his faith, are given here. (CLICK HERE to continue)
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