Author:Albert Abraham Michelson
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|Physicist who measured the speed of light with unprecedented accuracy. With Edward Morley, he demonstrated the absence of ether drift. With Francis Pease, he pioneered the measurement of the diameters of several stars.|
Technical Manuscripts 
- Experimental Determination of the Velocity of Light (1878)
- The Relative Motion of the Earth and the Luminiferous Ether (1881)
- Interference Phenomena in a new form of Refractometer (1882)
- Influence of Motion of the Medium on the Velocity of Light (1886, with Author:Edward Morley)
- On the Relative Motion of the Earth and the Luminiferous Ether (1887, with Author:Edward Morley)
- On a method for making the wave length of sodium light the actual and practical standard of length (1887/8, with Author:Edward Morley)
- The relative Motion of the Earth and the Ether (1897)
- Relative Motion of Earth and Aether (1904)
- Effect of Reflection from a Moving Mirror on the Velocity of Light (1913)
- “Michelson, Albert Abraham,” Collier's New Encyclopedia. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Co., 1921.
- “Michelson, Albert Abraham,” Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed.), 1922.
|Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.
The author died in 1931, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.