#12036 Overall Influence

Edward W. Morley

American physical chemist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Edward Williams Morley was an American scientist known for his extremely precise and accurate measurement of the atomic weight of oxygen, and for the Michelson–Morley experiment.Biography Morley was born in Newark, New Jersey, to Anna Clarissa Treat and the Reverend Sardis Brewster Morley. Both parents were of early colonial ancestry and of purely British origin. He grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut. During his childhood, he suffered much from ill health and was therefore educated by his father at home until the age of nineteen.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Case Western Reserve University

University in Ohio, United States

Williams College

Liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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#435 World Rank
#857 World Rank