Michelson Albert Abraham

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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Mi·chel·son

(mī′kəl-sən), Albert Abraham 1852-1931.
German-born American physicist. With Edward Morley he disproved the existence of ether, the hypothetical medium of electromagnetic waves.
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