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Devils, Ratchets and Biomolecular Motors

  • Sergio Carrà
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

Some students like to wear T-shirts decorated with eye-catching, although cryptic, mathematical equations that disclose the existence of light radiations. This writing is attributed to God through the implicit presence of the biblical “Fiat Lux”. Actually, this is plagiarism, because the actual author was James Clerk Maxwell, a British mathematician and physicist of the eighteenth century, well known for having formulated a theoretical synthesis of electricity and magnetism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Carrà
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  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical EngineeringPolytechnic UniversityMilanItaly

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