Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1907
Albert A. Michelson

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Albert A. Michelson - Facts

Albert Abraham Michelson

Albert Abraham Michelson

Born: 19 December 1852, Strelno (now Strzelno), Prussia (now Poland)

Died: 9 May 1931, Pasadena, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Prize motivation: "for his optical precision instruments and the spectroscopic and metrological investigations carried out with their aid"

Field: electromagnetism, optical physics

Prize share: 1/1

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