Albert A. Michelson

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Albert A. Michelson
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Born19 December 1852(1852-12-19)
Strzelno, Kinrick o Proushie (modren Poland)
Died9 Mey 1931(1931-05-09) (aged 78)
Pasadena, Californie
NaitionalityUnitit States
Alma materUnitit States Naval Academy
Varsity o Berlin
Kent forSpeed o licht
Michelson–Morley experiment
Hauf-marrae(s)Margaret Hemingway (1877–1898; divorced; 3 bairns)
Edna Stanton (1899–1931; his daith; 3 bairns)
AwairdsMatteucci Medal (1903)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1907)
Copley Medal (1907)
Elliott Cresson Medal (1912)
Henry Draper Medal (1916)
Albert Medal (1920)
Franklin Medal (1923)
Duddell Medal an Prize (1929)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsCase Western Reserve Varsity
Clark Varsity
Varsity o Chicago
Doctoral advisorHermann Helmholtz[1]
Alfred Cornu
Doctoral studentsRobert Millikan
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Albert Abraham Michelson (surname pronunciation anglicised as "Michael-son", December 19, 1852 – Mey 9, 1931) wis an American pheesicist kent for his wirk on the meisurment o the speed o licht an especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize in Pheesics. He acame the first American tae receive the Nobel Prize in sciences.

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  1. Physics Tree profile Albert Abraham Michelson