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Bennett, Jean M., D. Theodore McAllister, and Georgia M. Cabe. "Albert A. Michelson, Dean of American Optics--Life, Contributions to Science, and Influence On Modern-Day Physics," Applied Optics. Vol. 12, No. 10, October 1973: 2253-2279.

Goldberg, Stanley, and Roger H. Steuwer, editors.  The Michelson Era in American Science, 1870-1930.  New York:  American Institute of Physics, 1988.

Hughes, Thomas Parke.  Science and the Instrument-Maker:  Michelson, Sperry, and the Speed of Light.  Washington, D.C.:  Smithsonian Institution Press, 1976.

Jaffe, Bernard.  Michelson and the Speed of Light.  Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 1979, c1960.

Livingston, Dorothy Michelson.  The Master of Light:  A Biography of Albert A. Michelson.  New York:  Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1973.

“Michelson, Albert Abraham.” Dictionary of American Biography.  New York:  Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933.

Sartori, Leo.  Understanding Relativity:  A Simplified Approach to Einstein’s Theories.  Berkeley:  University of California Press, 1996.

Serafini, Anthony.  Legends in Their Own Time:  A Century of American Physical Scientists.  New York:  Plenum Press, 1993.

Technical Information Department, Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California. Albert Abraham Michelson: The Man Who Taught A World To Measure. May 1970.

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