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James Clerk Maxwell Statue

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James Clerk Maxwell Statue

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George Street on George Street and St Andrew Square, Edinburgh Scotland
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Malgorzata wrote a review Sep 2020
8,558 contributions677 helpful votes
A statue of James Clerk Maxwell, the most famous Scottish physicist and one of the greatest physicists in history. It is good to see an acknowledgment to one of the greatest minds in history. Whole new epoch has started because of Maxwell. Definitely worth visiting. The statue is in the middle of the road.Therefore, be careful when taking pictures.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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malc1005 wrote a review Sep 2019
Kettering, United Kingdom3,098 contributions431 helpful votes
A nice statue to James Clerk Maxwell, situated in George Street, so easy to find. Well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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therichastill wrote a review Feb 2019
Stevenage, United Kingdom1,183 contributions319 helpful votes
The statue of James Clerk Maxwell is on George Street right next to St Andrews Square. One thing that struck me is that the statue is facing down the street away from the square. I thought it should have been facing into the square but hey, that's just me. James Clerk Maxwell was a famous Scottish physicist so it's fitting that there is a tribute to him in Edinburgh. Although slightly off the beaten track it's definitely worth hunting down.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Dimitris L wrote a review Nov 2018
Sydney, Australia19,336 contributions59,873 helpful votes
The statue to James Clerk Maxwell is well deserved and it was far too late in being built, 175 years after his birth and 117 years after he died! He did some really revolutionary work on electricity and magnetism, so he was quite an important scientist. It is curious that some important people just do not seem to "count" like some others when it comes to having monuments built to honour them! It's worth alook.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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🎓🤓 Keep Life Simple 🤓🎓 wrote a review Oct 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania27,694 contributions50,319 helpful votes
Another one of the numerous statues in Edinburgh, I never saw so many statues anywhere. This one gets lost amongst the rest.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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