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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (2): 303–339.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Bruce J. Hunt In 1861–62, James Clerk Maxwell published “On Physical Lines of Force,” in which he laid out a detailed mechanical model of the ether and argued that it could account not only for electromagnetic phenomena but for light as well. In 1864, he followed with “A Dynamical Theory of the...