Jan 11

Nobel Prize Winner Albert Abraham Michelson

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 12:01 AM


Albert Abraham Michelson, winner of the 1907 Nobel Prize in Physics, is the subject of this Navy documentary. He was the first American to win a Nobel Prize for science, and is best known for his work measuring the speed of light at the United States Naval Academy.

Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photographic Section, UM-23.