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Mi·chel·son(mī′kəl-sən), Albert Abraham 1852-1931.
Prussian-born American physicist who with Edward Morley helped to disprove the existence of ether, the hypothetical medium of electromagnetic waves. He won a 1907 Nobel Prize in physics.
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(Biography) 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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Mi•chel•son(ˈmaɪ kəl sən)
Albert Abraham, 1852–1931, U.S. physicist, born in Prussia (now Poland).
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|Noun||1.||Michelson - United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)|
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