Herbert E. Ives

Physicist, Award Winner

1882 – 1953

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Who was Herbert E. Ives?

Herbert Eugene Ives was a scientist and engineer who headed the development of facsimile and television systems at AT&T in the first half of the twentieth century. He is best known for the 1938 Ives–Stilwell experiment, which provided direct confirmation of special relativity's time dilation., although Ives himself did not accept special relativity, and argued instead for an alternative interpretation of the experimental results.

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Born
Jul 21, 1882
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Herbert Ives
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
Died
Nov 13, 1953
Upper Montclair

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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