George FitzGerald

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Anglo-Irish
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1851-08-03
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1901-02-22
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His contraction attempted to resolve the problem of the ether.
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natural sciences and mathematics
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physicist
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george francis fitzgerald anticipated heinrich rudolf hertz (Heinrich Rudolf Hertz)
george francis fitzgerald member of royal society (Royal Society)
george francis fitzgerald a colleague of oliver joseph lodge (Oliver Joseph Lodge)
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albert einstein work related to george francis fitzgerald (Albert Einstein)
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FitzGerald was awarded a fellowship at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1877, and became a tutor in mathematical physics. (Details)
In 1881 he became professor of natural and experimental philosophy, a post he held until his death in 1901. (Details)
FitzGerald established the first physics laboratory at Trinity College. (Details)
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