Edward Morley American scientist discovered Michelson-Morley experiment

Edward Morley – discoverer of Michelson-Morley experiment

Article on Edward Morley

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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