Albert Michelson

noun
United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑physicist

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  • Albert Michelson — Albert Abraham Michelson Albert Abraham Michelson (* 19. Dezember 1852 in Strelno (Provinz Posen); † 9. Mai 1931 in Pasadena (Kalifornien), war ein amerikanischer Physiker deutscher Herkunft und wurde bekannt durch das nach ihm benannte M …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Albert — Albert, Catalina * * * (as used in expressions) Achebe, (Albert) Chinua(lumogu) Barnes, Albert C(oombs) Beveridge, Albert J(eremiah) Bierstadt, Albert Billroth, (Christian Albert) Theodor Blakeslee, Albert Francis Brisbane, Albert Charles Albert… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Michelson–Morley experiment — Box plots based on data from the Michelson–Morley experiment The Michelson–Morley experiment was performed in 1887 by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley at what is now Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Its results are generally… …   Wikipedia

  • Michelson interferometer — A Michelson interferometer for use on an optical table. The Michelson interferometer is the most common configuration for optical interferometry and was invented by Albert Abraham Michelson. An interference pattern is produced by splitting a beam …   Wikipedia

  • Albert Abraham Michelson — noun United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson Morley experiment (1852 1931) • Syn: ↑Michelson, ↑A. A. Michelson, ↑Albert Michelson • Instance Hypernyms: ↑physicist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Michelson — noun United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson Morley experiment (1852 1931) • Syn: ↑A. A. Michelson, ↑Albert Michelson, ↑Albert Abraham Michelson • Instance Hypernyms: ↑physicist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Michelson stellar interferometer — Scheme of the Michelson stellar interferometer …   Wikipedia

  • Albert — /al beuhrt/, n. 1. Carl (Bert), born 1908, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1971 77. 2. Prince (Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emanuel, Prince of Saxe Coburg Gotha), 1819 61, consort of Queen Victoria. 3. Lake. Also called Albert Nyanza. a… …   Universalium

  • Michelson-Morley experiment — noun a celebrated experiment conducted by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley; their failure to detect any influence of the earth s motion on the velocity of light was the starting point for Einstein s theory of relativity • Hypernyms: ↑experiment …   Useful english dictionary

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