James Clerk Maxwell a genius

James Clerk Maxwell a genius

james-clerk-maxwell_thumb.jpgListen again to the story of James Clerk Maxwell, a genius of the 1800s who worked out the relationship between magnetism, electricity and light. He opened way for Einstein in the next century to develop the relationship between energy matter and light. His life story was broadcast on Southern FM 88.3 in Melbourne.

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William Wilberforce – stopped slave trade

William Wilberforce – stopped slave trade

wilberforce-by-ell-brown-on-Flickr_thumb.jpgOn 28 August 1833, the British parliament banned slavery throughout the British Empire. This was after thirty years of effort by British Christian evangelicals led by William Wilberforce.

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John Lang initiated independence from Britain

John Lang initiated independence from Britain

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In the 1800s a Scottish clergyman immigrant initiated the move for independence of Australian colonies from Britain. He proposed the federation for the Australian colonies into one nation. He also gained the vote for the common Australian man. His name is John Dunmore Lang. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on Southern FM 88.3

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