Edward Morley American scientist discovered Michelson-Morley experiment

Edward Morley – discoverer of Michelson-Morley experiment

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Published by : Data Research Analyst, Worldofchemicals.com

Biography & contributions

 

Edward Morley was born on January 29, 1838

 

Morley was an American scientist

 

His most-significant work came in the field of physics and optics

 

Morley famous for the Michelson-Morley experiment

 

He was awarded with Davy Medal

 

Morley won Elliott Cresson Medal

 

He had received the Willard Gibbs Medal

 

He worked on determining accurate values for the composition of the atmosphere and the weights of its gases

 

Morley also worked on the atomic weight of oxygen

 

In 1895 Morley introduced a new value for the atomic weight ratio of oxygen to hydrogen

 

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