Michelson and the Speed of LightThe 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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|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:58am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 371441 N 4315963|
|Decimal Degrees||38.98323333, -76.48426667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 58.994', W 76° 29.056'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 58' 59.64" N, 76° 29' 3.36" W|
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|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101 Buchanan Rd, Annapolis MD 21402, US|
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