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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