Albert A. Michelson
#3523 Overall Influence

Albert A. Michelson

Polish physicist

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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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Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University

University in Ohio, United States

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Clark University
Clark University

American private university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts

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Humboldt University of Berlin
Humboldt University of Berlin

Public research university located in Berlin, Germany

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United States Naval Academy
United States Naval Academy

United States federal service academy

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#256 World Rank #63 USA Rank
Physics