Synonyms for Michelson

1. Michelson (n.)

United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931)


2. Michelson-Morley experiment (n.)

a celebrated experiment conducted by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley; their failure to detect any influence of the earth's motion on the velocity of light was the starting point for Einstein's theory of relativity