John Henry Poynting,
(9 Sep 1852 - 30 Mar 1914)
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When the 1880s began. Maxwells theory was virtually a trackless jungle. By the second half of the decade, guided by the principle of energy flow. Poynting, FitzGerald, and above all Heaviside had succeeded in taming and pruning that jungle and in rendering it almost civilized.
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