PersonneGeorge Francis FitzGerald

Nom complet (dcterms:title)

George Francis FitzGerald

Prénom (ahpo:firstName)

George Francis

Nom de famille (ahpo:familyName)

FitzGerald

Biographie courte (dcterms:description)

The Irish physicist George Francis FitzGerald (1851–1901) taught at Trinity College in Dublin. He worked on electromagnetic theory and is mainly remembered for the Lorentz-FitzGerald contraction, which became an important consequence of Einstein’s special theory of relativity.

Date de naissance (bio:birth)

1851

Date de décès (bio:death)

1901