- Who Gave Their Names to Scientific Terms
Not one famous Scot but a number who have given their names to scientific terms:
Decibel - Alexander Graham Bell>
Kelvin - Lord Kelvin>
Watt - James Watt>
Graham's Law - Thomas Graham>
Maxwell's Rule - James Clerk Maxwell>
Brownian Movement - Robert Brown>
James Watt also invented the formula to measure "horsepower" - and exaggerated it by 50% to encourage sales of his steam engine!
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