James Clerk Maxwell was  hailed as the No 1 Scientist in a National Library of Scotland poll, and the 4th most important topic in Scotland’s History by a BBC poll.

Scottish Parliament Debate on
James Clerk Maxwell
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Lottery grant presentation

Lottery grant presentation
Pictured outside JCM's birth place, Mr Mark Lazarowicz MP presents a cheque for 43,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to Prof David Ritchie of Maxwell Year 2006.  What a terrific birthday present for JCM!  The money will be used primarily to fund the development of the 3D Multimedia Presentation on JCM's science which will be delivered for the first time later in 2006.