The Markers on the Plaza

The Markers on the Plaza (HM18W2)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21402 Anne Arundel County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 58.994', W 76° 29.056'

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Michelson and the Speed of Light

The Markers on the Plaza paving follow the line of sight for the optical experiments measuring the speed of light carried out by Ensign Albert A. Michelson, USN between 1877 and 1879 while serving as instructor of physics at the United States Naval Academy. This distinguished graduate of the Naval Academy was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize.
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HM NumberHM18W2
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371441 N 4315963
Decimal Degrees38.98323333, -76.48426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.994', W 76° 29.056'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 59.64" N, 76° 29' 3.36" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Buchanan Rd, Annapolis MD 21402, US
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