[FoRK] Irvine Ranch measurements (1929 – 1933)

Greg Bolcer gbolcer at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 07:20:44 PST 2020


Absolutely fascinating. I think there's a Costco there now.

Greg

On 12/13/2020 9:40 PM, Rohit Khare wrote:
> 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/ 
> <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 
> <https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.37848?journalCode=apc>


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