[FoRK] Irvine Ranch measurements (1929 – 1933)

Rohit Khare rkhare at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 21:40:16 PST 2020


Did you know Einstein visited a pioneering mile long apparatus to measure
the speed of light near the airport? [1]

I had no idea, though Michelson is a key figure in Caltech history through
Mt. Wilson and his experimental interactions with founding president Robert
Millikan [2]

[1]
https://www.otherhand.org/home-page/physics/historical-speed-of-light-measurements-in-southern-california/irvine-ranch-measurements-1929-1933/



[2] https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.37848?journalCode=apc


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