Albert Abraham Michelson facsimile


Date: 1879 | Size: 1 Volumes, 1 volume, 114 p.


Manuscript facsimile of Michelson's paper on the "experimental determination of the velocity of light," which was published in the Proc. AAAS 28 (1879), 124-160.

Background note

American physicist Albert Abraham Michelson, best known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson-Morley experiment, received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1907.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 114 p.


Tracy Crawford, through C. D. Shane, gift.

Indexing Terms


  • Velocity of light