(1/4) Intro/History: Introducing a 100-year-old mechanical computer
UChicago names building after pioneering physicist Albert Michelson
Officer of the Week: Albert A. Michelson
Speed of Light Experiment by Michelson
albert MICHELSON (1852-1931)
Albert Abraham Michelson FFRS HFRSE was an American physicist known for his work on measuring the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics, becoming the first American to win the Nobel Prize in a science.