Commemorations - 2006
The James Clerk Maxwell Foundation in Edinburgh is co-ordinating
plans to mark the 175th Anniversary of the Maxwell's birth in 2006.
Commemorations include the following:
- Perhaps, the Issue of a bank note with Maxwell's portrait
on it. This proposal is currently being considered by the Royal Bank of
- Two lectures, to be held at the Royal Museum of
- Possibly, a temporary exhibition, on display at the National
Museum of Scotland.
- Naming of a new science block after Maxwell, at his former
school, Edinburgh Academy
A 'son et lumière'
of Maxwell's achievements, accompanied by a specially written piece of
music. This will first be performed at Edinburgh Academy,
then at other schools around Scotland.