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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Visit to Maxwell's graveJCM grave

On 13th July 2006 a large group of people gathered to celebrate James Clerk Maxwell's 175th birth anniversary, following a lecture by Dr Basil Mahon the group visited JCM's grave at Parton kirkyard.  The picture shows a few of those present, from L to R:  David Mabbs, Prof Richard Demarco, Prof Bill Bowman, Prof Sir Graham Hills, Gavin Drain, Prof David Ritchie, Sam Callander