Maxwell's theory of light

Maxwell's theory of light

[′mak‚swelz ‚thē·ə·rē əv ′līt]
(optics)
An application of Maxwell's electromagnetic theory in which light is treated as a propagating electromagnetic wave.
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In the early 1920s, Theodr Kaluza stunned Einstein with his own unification paper, combining Einstein's theory of gravity with Maxwell's theory of light by adding one more dimension.