Famous Scots
- 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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