Morley-Miller interferometer, 1903-5

Morley-Miller interferometer, 1903-5

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Credit: EMILIO SEGRE VISUAL ARCHIVES/AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Morley-Miller interferometer, as used by US physicists Edward Williams Morley (1838-1923) and Dayton Clarence Miller (1866-1941) in the period 1903 to 1905. This experiment was intended to disprove Einstein's theory of relativity, but its failure helped support it instead.Restrictions:

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