Albert Michelson


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Noun1.Albert Michelson - United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)Albert Michelson - United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)
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One such device that is beautiful to see in action is Albert Michelson's Harmonic Analyzer.
Orzel gives a number of them their due, especially Albert Michelson and Edward Morley, whose experiments starting in the 1880s gave credence to the idea that light moves at a constant velocity, no matter how fast an observer is moving.
In the 1920s the Prussian-born American physicist Albert Michelson carried out an ingenious refinement of Fizeau's experiment, featuring a rotating mirror.