#4036 Overall Influence

Albert A. Michelson

Polish physicist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

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. He was the founder and the first head of the physics department of the University of Chicago.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Case Western Reserve University

University in Ohio, United States

University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Clark University

American private university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts

Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

United States Naval Academy

United States federal service academy

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How’s this person influential?
#243 World Rank