J. C. Maxwell's research while affiliated with King's College London and other places

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... The bit where it mentions incompressibility, however, probably applies more to the sea of vortices itself rather than to the aethereal electric fluid of which the vortices are comprised. This picture is fully compatible with the sea of aethereal vortices which Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell proposed in Part I of his 1861 paper, "On Physical Lines of Force", [11], in order to account for magnetic force. He then extended the application to electromagnetic induction in Part II of the same paper. ...