[mahy-kuh l-suh n]
- Albert Abraham,1852–1931, U.S. physicist, born in Prussia (now Poland): Nobel prize 1907.
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I refer to the experiments of Michelson and Morley of America.
I refer to the scientific experiments of Michelson and Morley of America.
At Crefeld Mr. Michelson visited the camp for interned officers.The Better Germany in War Time
Here Michelson came up on the 22d of August and forced him to raise the siege.Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)
Mrs. Michelson is more likely to be getting up just now than going to bed.The Woman in White
- Albert Abraham. 1852–1931, US physicist, born in Germany: noted for his part in the Michelson-Morley experiment: Nobel prize for physics 1907
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- German-born American physicist who (with Edward Morley) disproved the existence of ether, the hypothetical medium of electromagnetic waves. Their work served as the starting point for Albert Einstein's development of the theory of relativity.
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