Abraham Max

Max Abraham - Personal data
Date of birth: 26th March 1875
Place of birth: Gdańsk
Date of death: 16th November 1922
Place of death: Monachium
Occupation: fizyk
Related towns: Munich, Aachen, Stuttgart, Milan

Abraham Max (26 March 1875, Gdańsk – 16 November 1922, Munich) – German physicist, assistant to Max Planck at the University of Berlin.

In 1900, he started to work as a professor at the universities in Göttingen, Milan, Munich, Stuttgart and Aachen. He wrote numerous papers on electrodynamics, electron theory, and gravity. In 1902, he formulated the first hypothesis on the structure of the electron and used it to derive a formula expressing the relation between the electron’s mass and speed.

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