## Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World Through the Language of MathematicsArianrhod (mathematics, Monash U., Australia) explores the quest to make sense of the physical world, focusing on the work of James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79), who developed the theory of electromagnetism, as the first physicist to embrace the ambiguous relationship between language and reality. Distri |

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