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.|
- 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.